January’s Scholarly BIN

By Brendan Coyne, exhibits and awards manager A small sampling of news and views important to scholarly publishing from around the web. Association of American University Presses turning 75 The 134-member Association of American University Presses turns 75 later this year. In celebration of this, the AAUP will, throughout the year, delve into its archives to highlight the…

Monthly contest: share your sounds

Do you hear that? In September 2011, the journal American Quarterly released its annual special issue. This edition "Sound Clash: Listening to American Studies" gave authors a chance to study the role sound plays in American culture. Articles focused not only on music, but on noise pollution, CB radios, and telephone training films. A special web…

Q&A with Tintinologist Benoît Peeters

With Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin in American theaters for over a month now, in this country there is a renewed interest in all things Tintin, including the life and work of the creator of the comic, Georges Remi, better known as Hergé. Recent reviews in The New York Times, Washington Post, and elsewhere of the English-language translation…