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740. Negotiating, Compromising: Being a Graduate Student

Monday, 12 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus

Presiding: Loic Bourdeau, Univ. of California, Davis

Speakers: Annika Becker, Clark Univ.; William Christopher Brown, Univ. of Minnesota, Crookston; Candice Hale, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; Julian Jones, Univ. of California, Davis; Monica Miller, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; Teresa M. Pershing, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown; Liza Tripp, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

Session Description:

We will discuss such topics as motherhood, health, preparing for the market, racial invisibility, multitasking, and the negotiation of public and private. As a roundtable, we encourage the audience to participate and share their experiences. We hope to provide graduate students with better tools to approach and resolve the various issues that complicate our lives.


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

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