Opportunity knocks

NovelTM team member Prof Matthew Wilkens is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join his group at the University of Notre Dame. Please see Matt’s website for details about the position. Applications can be submitted online.

Academic prestige and publishing

NovelTM Project Director Andrew Piper and Professor Chad Wellmon of the University of Virginia are co-authors on a recently accepted article in the journal Critical Inquiry. “Publication, Power, and Patronage: On Inequality and Academic Publishing” addresses the unequal concentration of elite institutions within prominent humanities journals. A pre-print of the article and access to the new, hand-curated dataset used…