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On Racial Discrimination and Reparations

Broadview as an organization acknowledges the pernicious effects of both institutional and individual prejudice of many sorts (including on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and gender presentation), both within North America and around the world. We are committed to making efforts to counteract such prejudice, and the numerous forms of injustice this…

Tracking Our Goals: Recycled Paper, 2019

As we did in both 2019 and 2018, on Earth Day this year we’d like to share an update on our environmental goals concerning the recycled and FSC certified paper our books are printed on. We continue to be reflective about the impact our business has in ways that go beyond the bottom line. We…

Print Books and e-books During the Pandemic

A great deal has been changing when it comes to the availability of course texts. In this post we have attempted below to give you a run-down of the specifics so far as Broadview is concerned: e-book options (including the provision of such options in a number of cases where we have not previously offered…

Access to Broadview titles and other information related to COVID-19

Updated November 18, 2020 What if some of my students have not yet received their books on the first day of class? If shipping or ordering delays are threatening to derail your syllabus, we’ll do our best to keep you on track with temporary digital readings. Please contact your Broadview Representative with the title of…

Spring and Summer Conferences 2020

We can’t believe that yet another year is drawing to a close! As we round the last corner into 2020, we are excited to let all of you know about where you’ll be able to see us in the first half of the new decade. Here’s a list of the conferences we’ll be attending in…

Fall 2019 Conferences

The air is cooling down, our marketing team is well-fed on Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and across all of our offices we are gearing up for the fall semester and an exciting lineup of conferences! Here is where you can find Broadview on the conference circuit this fall: NAVSA Columbus, OH October 17-19 MSA Toronto, ON…

Tracking Our Goals: Recycled Paper, 2018

As we did in a blog post in early 2018, we are once again pleased to share an update on what we’re doing to help make the world a better place through both social and environmental goals! A number of environmental organizations (most notably the Environmental Paper Network and Canopy) have gathered data on the…

Broadview’s Commitment to Ethical Conduct

We at Broadview feel that good business is about more than just the bottom line. We believe that ethical conduct is not only compatible with sound business practices but also an essential obligation for companies such as ours. Our commitment to ethical conduct carries through to all aspects of our operations, from the selection of…

Broadview Editions, and our $10 challenge in 2019—try Broadview American

At some point in the next couple of years we at Broadview will publish our 500th edition; there are currently 465 Broadview editions in print. To put that in perspective, the Oxford World’s Classics list currently includes 794 titles; the Norton Critical Editions series currently includes 256 titles. Like the Oxford and Penguin lists, the…

Conferences Galore: Broadview’s Spring 2019 Exhibit Schedule

  Just like that, a new year has begun and we are once again looking forward to a spring and summer full of book exhibit halls, camaraderie with fellow vendors and publishers, and, of course, reunions with our friends and colleagues from around the world. Here is where you can find your friendly Broadview representatives…

Where in the World/Conference Circuit is Broadview Press this Fall?

It is the start of a new term, so we bet you are all wondering which conferences we will be exhibiting at in the next few months. Here is the info on where you will be able to see us this fall: Jane Austen Society of North America AGM, Kansas City, September 28-30. This is our…

Trying to Make Sure Your Students Are On the Same Page

In recent years I’ve been hearing more and more frequently from academics across North America that they are having difficulty getting their students to work from the assigned texts. Even if a particular edition of Frankenstein or Utilitarianism is specified as required, many report that their students will often try to get by with a…

Tracking Our Goals: Recycled Paper

Broadview has recently decided to more clearly identify and track some of our social and environmental goals, beginning with one particular area: the type of paper being used in our books. A number of environmental organizations (most notably the Environmental Paper Network and Canopy) have gathered data on the environmental impact of different sorts of…

Spring 2018 Conferences

With the new year comes a whole new season of conferences. Here’s a list of where we’ll be, and when we’ll be there. We hope you will come by to say hello and pick up some new reads! January Modern Language Association January 4-7, New York, NY March Conference on College Composition and Communication March…

Fall 2017 Conferences

Like many of you, Broadview is also preparing to attend some conferences this fall. This is when and where you’ll be able to find us in the next few months. Don’t forget to drop by our table to see what’s new! September SUNY Council on Writing Conference September 8-9, Onondaga Community College, NY Global Reformations…

A Change to the Managing Editorship of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature

On August 1st 2017, in its 11th year of publication, the Managing Editorship of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature will be changing hands. The anthology was conceived of and spearheaded by Don LePan, founder and CEO of Broadview Press. His Managing Editor role will now be taken on by Laura Buzzard, Senior Editor at…

Conferences for Spring 2017

Broadview will be exhibiting at the following conferences in the next two months. For those attending, be sure to stop by the book display to say hello! APRIL: APA Pacific April 12-15 in Seattle, WA Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada April 28-29 in Vancouver, BC May: International Congress on Medieval Studies May 11-14 in…

Danny Vickers

It is with great sadness that we report on the death of Danny Vickers, editor of The Autobiography of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813) and advisor to our new Broadview Sources history series. He was a passionate historian who taught at the University of British Columbia, UC San Diego, and Memorial University of Newfoundland. Danny will be…

Universities and Virtual Bookstores

Early last year I met with quite a surprise when I visited the bookstore at Queens College in New York. That’s one of a dozen or so North American universities that I call on fairly regularly, and I’d always been impressed by their bookstore operation—both by how well the little store was organized and by…

Colourful Black Friday Sale

For Black Friday, Broadview will be offering the following books with colours in their titles at a 40% discount! Use the code blackfriday40% to get this discount. The sale will run until Monday, November 28. The Red Badge of Courage The Scarlet Letter 2e The Picture of Dorian Gray Sir Gawain and the Green Knight…

Package Pricing at Broadview

Hello everyone, At the wonderful recent NAVSA conference in Phoenix, I was very pleased to hear a great many people commenting positively on Broadview editions (and on Broadview books in general). But I was also surprised to discover how many people who know and like what we at Broadview are doing were not aware of…

Broadview’s Conference Schedule for Fall 2016

Broadview will be exhibiting at the following conferences this season. For those attending, be sure to stop by the book display to say hello! OCTOBER: Rocky Mountain MLA October 11-13 in Boulder, CO Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies October 26-30 in Kingston, ON NOVEMBER: North American Victorian Studies Association November 2-5 in Phoenix, AZ Midwest…

Professionalization within/beyond Academia

At the recent ACCUTE conference in Calgary, our English editor, Marjorie Mather, gave a talk about publishing as a career for graduate students.  A condensed version of her talk follows. I want to begin by saying that my comments on publishing are based on my own experience at Broadview Press, a single independent, Canadian, academic…

Copyright in Canada: The Damage Caused by Unfair Interpretations of “Fair Use”

Originally published in The Hill Times on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 http://www.hilltimes.com/2016/04/06/unfair-interpretation-of-fair-use-damaging-publishing-industry/57277 A significant part of the debate about copyright in Canada is over the question of whether authors and publishers are in fact being hurt by educational institutions refusing to compensate them for the use of copyrighted material. The background here needs to be…