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1 Women & Language Board Meeting October, 2012

2 Manuscript Fate (11/11- 10/12) Received articles: 38 Rejected: 15 Referred to literary journal: 1 Published: 9 (includes 5 special issue articles not counted in received) In editing for publication: 3 Under review: 10

3 Upcoming Issues Spring 2013 Media theme The most popular theme in submissions is mediated representations. We have several articles under revision that will fit this theme. W&L online We are working with a submission to incorporate navigational and visual enhancements. Jimmie Manning has several submissions under review for the Alternative Scholarship page.

4 Section Editors Book review editor (Erika Kirby) Media review editor (Allyson Jule) Alternative Scholarship editor (Jimmie Manning)

5 Financial Report Account Total…………………..51, Total Expenses………………….20, OSCLG/W&L……………………. 4, MTU……………………………. 15, Total Income……………… , Institutional subscriptions…….. 11, Individual subscriptions………

6 Subscription Report 229 journals mailed in Spring 2012 We mail complimentary copies to all authors (total 17 for Spring 2012 issue) 111 Institutional subscriptions 95 are paid and 16 are complementary/exchanges. Individual subscriptions 42 paid subscriptions (as of 10/8/12) 58 expired with the Spring 2012 issue 25 expired with the Fall 2011 issue

7 Old Business Feedback? We corrected an error in the spelling of author names on two articles. My apologies to Dana Schowalter and Michelle Rodino-Colocino. Issue 35:1

8 OSCLG Appreciation Visit Patrice Buzzanell, Laura Ellingson, and Robyn Remke Meetings with Chair Ron Strickland, Dean Bruce Seely, Graduate VP Jackie Huntoon Presentations to department, graduate seminars, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)

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10 Marketing In 2012, we will have the journal on display at the following conferences OSCLG, NWSA, NCA, CCCC, ICA Flyers posters postcards

11 New Business Upcoming activities and plans

12 Online Delivery As a pdf attachment to message Beginning with the Spring 2013 issue Announcement to current subscribers with Fall 2012 issue Postcard insert Requires response with active address

13 Women & Language Online Alternative Scholarship page 5 current pieces online 2 under revision W&L Peer-Reviewed Research Online The Research page publishes research articles with visual and navigational features Currently: Cold War Women A call and more articles to come in 2013

14 Special Issue Spring 2014 Call for a special issue published in both print and online journals We are thinking about interactive possibilities connecting these. Let me know if you have any ideas!

15 Archiving W&L Paper copies are stored at MTU Archival CD now for sale ($10.00) Under discussion: digital archiving with Digital Commons software MTU will assist us in storing both print and digital content Subscription-based access Will handle submission process as well

16 Proposal: W&L Award Best article published each year in W&L Nominated and selected by the editorial board We can handle this process online A specified nomination period followed by time to review and vote Announcement at OSCLG conference Cash prize? Published on website and in print

17 Editor Position My editorship is I would like to continue for another two years until the Spring issue of 2015 Several projects are ongoing MTU will support an extension I request the board’s support for a two-year extension of my editorship


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