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The American Studies Department received a small grant to plan an online journal and started with a class called Engaging the Public in Spring 2010.

Engaging the Public

Students enrolled in this course form the editorial collective for the American Studies online journal Tapestries published on Macalester’s Digital Commons. Course content will focus on writing, editing, and the art of preparing a journal article for publication. It will also consider how to engage various publics, including students, the College, and local communities, through digital publishing. Students are part of a collaborative model for circulating scholarship, art, and criticism. The class is involved in all aspects of layout and design and peer-review and discusses issues including verifying facts, copyright, intellectual property, author rights, and open access.

Read Volume 12: Spring 2023

Read Volume 11: Spring 2022

Read Volume 10: Spring 2021

Read Volume 9: Spring 2020

Read Volume 8: Spring 2019

Read Volume 7: Spring 2018

Read Volume 6: Spring 2017

Read Volume 5: Spring 2016

Read Volume 4: Spring 2015

Read Volume 3: Spring 2013

Read Volume 2: Spring 2012

Read Volume 1: Spring 2011