The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: 50 Years of Scholarly Communication

At the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) on April 26, 2019  a panel of speakers presented papers on the state of the humanities and scholarly communication fields and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s distinct contributions as it celebrates its 50th anniversary year. Speakers included:

  • Deanna Marcum, Senior Advisor, Ithaka S+R
  • Tara McPherson, Professor and Chair, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California
  • Michael A. Keller, Vice Provost, University Librarian, and Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University
  • Sylvester Johnson, Professor of Religion and Culture, Director of the Center for Humanities, and Assistant Vice Provost for the Humanities, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Presented Conference Papers

Marcum, Deanna, “A Brief (and Incomplete) History of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Scholarly Communications Program, 1969-2018,” paper prepared for the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY, April 26-27, 2019.

Marcum, Deanna, “Celebrating The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Scholarly Communication Program,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY, April 26-27, 2019.

McPherson, Tara, “Considering SCI: Supporting Humanities Scholarship in the Digital Age,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY, April 26-27, 2019.

Keller, Michael A., “Exploiting the Opportunities of the Maturing Digital Age: The First Twenty Years of the Scholarly Communications Program of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY, April 26-27, 2019.

Johnson, Sylvester, “Humanities at Virginia Tech and the Mellon Scholarly Communications Program: The Making of a Comprehensive Research University,” paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY, April 26-27, 2019.