651. Women in the Expanding University: Global and Local
Monday, 11 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Northwestern–Ohio State, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession
Presiding: Rebecka Rutledge Fisher, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Speakers: Diana Elizabeth Henderson, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.; Teresa Mangum, Univ. of Iowa; Margaret Soltan, George Washington Univ.; Catharine Roslyn Stimpson, New York Univ.
Women are often at the center of debates about technological pedagogy. Taking women and the “expanding university” as our framework, we will address pedagogical strategies, forms of community engagement, and prospects for women’s activism offered by new technologies. This session promises to open a space for critique of emerging technologies even as it identifies new avenues of innovation.
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