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Alisa Lebow on Filming Revolution

by ALISA LEBOW Over thirty filmmakers, archivists, activists, and artists were interviewed for Filming Revolution in two research trips to Cairo, the first in December 2013, the second in May and June 2014. The first set of interviews occurred just after a long and arduous military curfew was lifted, part of the state of emergency

Announcing Filming Revolution

We’re excited to announce the latest publication from our Mellon-supported digital publishing initiative. Alisa Lebow’s Filming Revolution investigates documentary and independent filmmaking in Egypt since the Egyptian Revolution began in 2011. It brings together the collective wisdom and creative strategies of thirty filmmakers, artists, activists, and archivists who share their thoughts and experiences of filmmaking in those

Announcing Release of New Digital Project

We are pleased to announce the publication of our newest digital project: When Melodies Gather by Samuel Liebhaber. With over sixty audio and video recordings of poems in the Southern Arabian language of Mahri, this project lets you dive in and experience the practice of crafting poetry in an unwritten language. The more theoretically minded should head over

Adventures in Copyrighting Web Content

As the digital production associate, I’ve been working with the Press’s rights and permissions manager on a weirdly intense aspect of the publishing workflow: copyright. A week ago we reached what I didn’t necessarily expect to be a significant milestone. After a process that began in August 2016, the first interactive scholarly work published under

When Geography, English, and Art Meet

Enchanting the Desert crosses a lot of boundaries, including those of discipline. Identified by the author as cultural geography, the project has now been reviewed by a professor of English (Audrey Goodman, Georgia State) in a venue for art and art history, CAA.Reviews. We encourage you to head on over to CAA.Reviews for the full

New Releases for Spring 2018

Our Spring 2018 catalogs recently arrived, and we are excited to announce three interactive scholarly works to be published in the upcoming season. They are, in order of publication:  Samuel Liebhaber, When Melodies Gather The Mahra people of the southern Arabian Peninsula have no written language but instead possess a rich oral tradition. Samuel Liebhaber

A Not So Little Side Project

Being a pioneer in digital publishing means we have plenty of experiences to share, both successful and, well, educational, but not always very many people to share them with. Although we benefit from fellow presses’ digital initiatives and they graciously keep tabs on and encourage ours, much of our work is very different and it’s