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685. Staging a Woman's Life in Academia

Thursday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 620, WSCC

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Age Studies and the Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages

Presiding: E. Ann Kaplan, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York

1. "Marking Time to Degree: Age Talk and the Grad-School Decade," Heather Steffen, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

2. "The Good-Enough Academic Mother at Mid-Career," Devoney Looser, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

3. "The R (Retirement) Word and the D (Death) Word for Women of a Certain Age," Nan Bauer-Maglin, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • The Profession – General

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