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749. Rebooting Graduate Training: Collaboration, Computing, and the New Thesis

Tuesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Hampton, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Computer Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Paul Fyfe, Florida State Univ.

Speakers: Katherine E. Gossett, Iowa State Univ.; Erik Hanson, Loyola Univ., Chicago; Matthew Jockers, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Steven E. Jones, Loyola Univ., Chicago; Katina Rogers, Scholarly Communications Inst.; Joanna Swafford, Univ. of Virginia

Session Description:

This roundtable explores the urgent necessity of reforming graduate training in the humanities, particularly in the light of the opportunities afforded by digital platforms, collaborative work, and an expanded mission for graduates. Presenters include graduate students and faculty mentors who are creating the institutional and disciplinary conditions for renovated graduate curricula to succeed.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • The Profession – General

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