Whitcombe Lecture 2011
On 26 September, Angus Phillips, Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies at Oxford Brookes University, gave the invited Whitcombe Lecture at the annual conference of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP). The conference was held at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. The lecture, entitled ‘Sitting by Nellie: The rise of publishing education’, covered the growth of publishing education, its industry links, and how publishing studies is developing as an academic discipline. The topic of the lecture fitted in with the overall conference theme of Skills, Freelancing, Education, Practice – a range of workshops took place over the two days of the conference.
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