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Saturday, 29 December

440. Katrina’s Wake: Academic Freedom, Tenure, and Jobs in Time of Disaster

10:15–11:30 a.m., Grand Suite 2, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities

Presiding: Gema Pilar Pérez-Sánchez, Univ. of Miami

1. “The Logistics of Emergency Planning for Students and Faculty Members,” Genaro M. Padilla, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “Disasters and Due Process; or, ‘You Don’t Realize How Bad It Was,’” Lawrence S. Poston, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. “The Storm after the Storm: Unilateral Governance in New Orleans Universities after Katrina,” Linda L. Carroll, Tulane Univ.

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