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110. The Categories We Live By: Departments, Job Seekers, and the Organization of Knowledge

Saturday, 3 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Association of Departments of English

Presiding: Rhonda Cobham-Sander, Amherst Coll.; Jeanne Dubino, Appalachian State Univ.

Speakers: Ilene Whitney Crawford, Southern Connecticut State Univ.; Jeanne Dubino; Jean Elizabeth Howard, Columbia Univ.; Andrew C. Parker, Amherst Coll.; John Staunton, Eastern Michigan Univ.

Session Description:

Discussion with faculty members from areas in and connected to the discipline: comparative, English, and American literatures; English education; rhetoric and composition; and interdisciplinary studies. Panelists will address, among other topics, the relation between the MLA division structure and departmental and hiring categories.


Subject:

  • The Profession – English and American

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