Punctum Books


Punctum Books , stylized as punctum books , is an open-access and print-on-demand independent publisher based in Brooklyn , New York, United States.

History

The imprint was co-founded in 2011 by Eileen A. Joy (a medievalist and advocate of open access [1] ) and Nicola Masciandaro as an offshoot of the BABEL Working Group, [2] a “non-hierarchical scholarly collective” [3]. ] with an emphasis is medieval studies. Since its inception, Punctum has sought to create creative works on the subject of academic research. It publishes print editions through CreateSpace , but buyers can get a PDF version of the book by giving a donation to the publisher. [4]

Punctum also publishes the journals Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies , [5] Badiou Studies , [6] Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest , [7] Helvete: A Journal of Black Metal Theory , [8] Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media and Culture , [9] Networks and Neighbors , [10] O-Zone: A Journal of Object Oriented Studies , [11] Radical Criminology , [12] and Speculations: A Journal of Speculative Realism . [13]

References

  1. Jump up^ Rio Fernandes (22 January 2016). “Prominent Medieval Scholar ‘s Blog on’ Feminist Fog ‘Sparks an Uproar” . Chronicle of Higher Education .
  2. Jump up^ “In The Para-Academic Playground: An interview with Eileen Joy, co-director of punctum books” . Glasgow Review of Books . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  3. Jump up^ “BABELcredo” . BABEL working group . Retrieved 14 December 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ Kevin Eagan (March 26, 2013). “How Open Access and Academic Publishers Are Disrupting Academic Publishing” . Digital Book World .
  5. Jump up^ “About the Journal” . Anarchist-developments.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  6. Jump up^ “Badiou Studies homepage” . Badioustudies.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  7. Jump up^ “Home” . Contentionjournal.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  8. Jump up^ “Helvete” . Helvetia . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ “Itineration – Cross Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture” . Itineration.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  10. Jump up^ “Networks and Neighbors” . Networksandneighbours.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  11. Jump up^ “O-Zone” . O-Zone . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  12. Jump up^ “Radical Criminology” . Journal.radicalcriminology.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .
  13. Jump up^ “Speculations – Homepage” . Speculations-journal.org . Retrieved 17 November 2014 .