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
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.
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