Discussion Panel: A Survivor’s Guide - Finding Your Way through the Publishing Maze

Discussion Panel: A Survivor’s Guide - Finding Your Way through the Publishing Maze

By Kerry McCulloug...

November 7, 2016


The College of Architecture is pleased to announce its next professional development panel entitled, “A Survivor’s Guide - Finding Your Way through the Publishing Maze.” The panel will be held November 17th from 11am to noon in Architecture Hall’s Arch Gallery with lunch provided. The panelists include Professor Rumiko Handa, Professor Mark Hinchman, Assistant Professor David Karle and Assistant Professor Sarah Thomas Karle. The panelist have an impressive and diverse portfolio of published materials. The following details their selected and recent works.

Panelist Rumiko Handa
Handa is a scholar of architectural theory, design history and the phenomenology and hermeneutics of architecture. Recently Handa published a book titled, Allure of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent: Designing and Appreciating Architecture as Nature.

She has also been a contributing author for such books as Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Future with a chapter entitled, “Coelum Britannicum: Inigo Jones and Symbolic Geometry" and a chapter for Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality: Essays on the Experience, Significance, and Meaning of the Built Environment entitled, “Experiencing the Architecture of the Incomplete, Imperfect, and Impermanent.”

Panelist Mark Hinchman
Hinchman is a historian of design, African architecture and global modernism. He has written three interior design textbooks: History of Furniture: a Global View; Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design; and Who’s Who in Interior Design, co-written with Elyssa Yoneda. Additionally, Hinchman was written a monograph on Afro-French domestic architecture titled Portrait of an Island: the Architecture and Material Culture of Gorée, Senegal, 1758-1837. Additionally Hinchman contributed chapters to the following edited volumes: Seeing Across Cultures: Visuality in the Early Modern Period; African Urbanism; Hotel Lobbies and Lounges; and The Human Tradition in the Atlantic World: 1500-1850.

Panelists David Karle and Sarah Thomas Karle
Sarah Thomas Karle and David Karle’s forthcoming book Conserving the Dust Bowl: The New Deal’s Prairie States Forestry Project will be published in Spring 2017 by Louisiana State University Press in the Reading the American Landscape series edited by Dr. Lake Douglas. Additionally, content from the manuscript has received college and university grants, been presented at national conferences, and their essay, “200 Million Trees: Fabricating a Rain-Making Scheme” was published in the Journal of Architectural Education in March 2015.

The panelists will lead a discussion regarding the ins and outs of publishing, what challenges to expect, the various paths to publishing and the criteria of different publishers. The discussion will include a segment for audience questions. This event is free and open to the public.