Shakespeare Quarterly has some exciting news to share. On January 1, 2019, Oxford University Press (OUP) will become the journal’s new publisher. Below is an excerpt from the official press release:
“Oxford University Press is the perfect partner for Shakespeare Quarterly,” said Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. “Their international reach and distinguished range of offerings will further burnish the reputation—and accessibility—of the journal.”
… Niko Pfund, President of Oxford University Press, noted, “The connection between William Shakespeare and Oxford University Press is so central and long-standing as to be almost self-evident. This partnership between the Folger Shakespeare Library and OUP will, we believe, further advance the standing of this primary vehicle for Shakespeare scholarship. ‘We know what we are but know not what we may be….’”
Oxford University Press publishes over 400 academic and research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations. Oxford University Press has been publishing journals for more than a century and, as the world’s largest university press, has more than 500 years of publishing expertise.