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Monday, 28 December

226. Protecting Academic Freedom for Contingent Faculty Members

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 305–306, Philadelphia Marriott

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

Presiding: Stacey Lee Donohue, Central Oregon Community Coll.

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For more information on the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities (CAFPRR), as well as links to related resources, visit http://www.mla.org/comm_acad_freedom.

1. “Academic Freedom Only Works If We Use It: On Protecting Those Who Get Fired and Rehired Every Year,” Andrew William Smith, Tennessee Technical Univ.

2. “Hiring Trends in Arabic after 9/11,” Maggie N. Nassif, Brigham Young Univ., UT

3. “How Unions Can Help Protect the Academic Freedom of Contingent Faculty Members,” Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

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