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Reviving and regenerating the traditions and values of university press publishing

Taking advantage of digital technologies and experimenting with the many attractions of print, Goldsmiths Press seeks to revive and regenerate the traditions of academic publishing. Our aim is to create a new culture around academic knowledge practices, one that is more innovative and less constrained than it is now. About Goldsmiths Press

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Latest titles from Goldsmiths Press

We’re delighted to announce that our latest titles, Future Gaming: Creative Interventions in Video Game Culture by Paolo Ruffino, and Economic Science Fictions, edited by Will Davies, have just been released. For more information on all our titles visit our publications page.

University Press Redux Conference 2018

Goldsmiths Press joined a host of new and established university presses earlier this month to discuss the latest developments in academic publishing. The second University Press Redux Conference proved a huge success prompting lively debate on a range of topics including open access, the ethics of peer review, and what academic publishers are actually for! More details on the UP Redux website.

How open is Open Access?

In this short article, published in 2016, our director reflects on the challenges and debates in Open Access policy.  To what extent, she asks, is Open Access really open, and what decisions regarding diversity, accessibility and funding does the emphasis on ‘openness’ overlook. Read the full article on the Bookseller website.

We are now commissioning new titles for the Goldsmiths Press 'Sonics' series

Edited by Atau Tanaka the Sonics series considers sound as media, physical phenomenon, social vector, or source of musical affect. Mapping the diversity of thinking across the sonic landscape the series includes our first audio publication, Meta Gesture Music, and Sonic Agency: Sound and Emergent Forms of Resistance. We are now seeking new proposals from established and emerging figures and will consider publications in print, audio, or digital formats. Visit our submissions page for more details.  

Out now! Stuart Hall: Conversations, Projects and Legacies

We're pleased to announce that our latest title, Stuart Hall: Conversations, Projects and Legacies, is now available.  Edited by Julian Henriques and David Morley with Vana Goblot, this major new collection of essays examines the career of the cultural studies pioneer, interrogating his influence and revealing lesser-known facets of his work. Read more on our publications page.

Professor Sarah Kember, Director of Goldsmiths Press, discusses Women in Tech on BBC Radio 4.

Is Amazon's personal assistant app, Alexa, sexist?  That was one of a number of questions discussed by our Director, Professor Sarah Kember, when she joined Lauren Laverne for BBC Radio 4's Late Night Woman's Hour to talk 'Women in Tech'. You can listen again on the BBC iPlayer website.

Explore fiction at its most novel with the Goldsmiths Prize app

The judges of the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize have been announced!  Keep up to date with the Goldsmiths Prize app.  Celebrating the winners and shortlistees of this prestigious literary award the app takes you beyond the page and explores the broader tradition of inventive and experimental fiction. Download for free from the App Store.

Major new collection of essays reflecting on Stuart Hall, his life and legacy, coming Spring 2018

Stuart Hall: Conversations, Projects and Legacies examines the career of the cultural studies pioneer, interrogating his influence and revealing lesser-known facets of his work. This collection of essays and photographs evaluates the legacies of his particular brand of cultural studies and demonstrates how other scholars and activists have utilised his thinking in their own research.