Wynema: A Child of the Forest

Young, idealistic Genevieve Weir arrives in Indian Territory on a mission to bring “civilization” to the Muscogee people. There she meets Wynema, a young Muscogee girl who shares the traditions and beliefs of her tribe. Together, these young women come of age during a time in American history marred by racism, sexism, and brutality toward

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America Awakened: The Anti-Lynching Crusade of Ida B. Wells-Barnett

A classic of investigative journalism, the pamphlets of Ida B. Wells-Barnett shine a light on the evils of racism in the United States. With a contextual introduction and useful footnotes, this book gives students an opportunity to analyze and interpret primary texts. The book includes the full text of Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its

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Your Wake-Up Call, America

Chemeketa history instructor Taylor A. Marrow III and editor of America Awakened: The Anti-Lynching Crusade of Ida B. Wells-Barnett invites you to a Facebook Live event on July 16, 2-4 pm (Pacific), for a frank and honest conversation about race in America. This event celebrates the social justice work of investigative journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett on

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Fifty Years of Chemeketa in Fifty Words

Chemeketa Press is proud to announce the publication of Fifty/Fifty: Fifty Years of Chemeketa in Fifty Words, a collection of stories that celebrates the college’s golden anniversary. Inside you’ll find an introduction from college president Dr. Jessica Howard as well as the perspectives of students, faculty, and staff both past and present. Alternately funny, impactful,

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Guest Editor Application, 2020–2021

Stipend: $1000 Deadline: May 15, 2020 Application: https://bit.ly/guest-editor2020 Chemeketa Press seeks current Chemeketa Community College (CCC) faculty to submit proposals to reprint a book in the public domain (published prior to January 1, 1925) for use in CCC courses. We are particularly interested in texts from underrepresented voices or that describe experiences relevant to the

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Submission Guidelines for New Textbook Projects

Deadline: May 15, 2020 Application: https://bit.ly/press-proposals2020 ***Internal opportunity for Chemeketa Community College faculty only*** Chemeketa Press publishes affordable and effective textbooks to promote student success and change lives. We currently accept proposals from individuals and author teams who teach at Chemeketa Community College (CCC). The Press seeks to publish textbooks for use in courses at

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Summer 2020 Textbook Development Grants

Stipend: $1,000 Deadline: May 15, 2020 Application: https://bit.ly/textbook-grant2020 ***Internal opportunity for Chemeketa Community College faculty only*** Chemeketa Press invites Chemeketa Community College (CCC) faculty to apply for a textbook development grant for summer term 2020. Grant recipients will form an interdisciplinary cohort of faculty working on textbook projects. With weekly guidance from a Chemeketa Press

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The 50/50 Project

Fifty years of Chemeketa history told in fifty words. Chemeketa Press and the Courier invite you to join the 50/50 Project in honor of Chemeketa Community College’s 50th anniversary. We want your creative, unique, inspiring, amusing, or thought-provoking anecdotes about what Chemeketa means (or meant) to you! But, there’s a catch… each entry MUST be

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2019 Proposal Guidelines for Faculty Authors and Author Teams

Chemeketa Press is piloting a submissions system for new projects to make the proposal process accessible and convenient for all faculty. All books published by Chemeketa Press are approved by the Press’s Editorial Board, field tested in the classroom, and peer reviewed. The Editorial Board will evaluate all submissions and respond within 2–3 weeks of

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OPB Radio story features Chemeketa Press

Oregon Public Broadcasting featured Chemeketa Press in a September episode of Think Out Loud. Managing editor Brian Mosher spoke with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller about how faculty struggle to write a textbook while teaching a full load of classes, as well as our strategy for helping faculty overcome that struggle. Plus his voice

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A New Model for Textbook Publishing

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