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332. The Experience of Class in the Academy

Sunday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 201, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on Sociological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Jonathan Flatley, Wayne State Univ.

Speakers: Lynn P. Arner, Brock Univ.; Nicole Fleetwood, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Sarah Ruth Jacobs, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Heather K. Love, Univ. of Pennsylvania; José Muñoz, New York Univ.; Sharon O'Dair, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Jonathan Senchyne, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Session Description:

Critical perspectives on the lived experience of class in the academy. Topics include upward mobility, precarity, graduate school, academic labor, professional comportment, disciplinary formation, public education, and class in relation to gender, sexuality, and race.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • The Profession – General

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