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696. The Faces behind the Data: Humanizing the MLA Report Data on Humanities Doctorate Recipients and Faculty Members by Race and Ethnicity

Thursday, 8 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 614, WSCC

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada

Presiding: Deborah A. Miranda, Washington and Lee Univ.

Speakers: Debra K. S. Barker, Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire; Thabiti Lewis, Washington State Univ., Vancouver; Amelia MarĂ­a de la Luz Montes, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Chandan Reddy, Univ. of Washington, Seattle; Doug Steward, MLA

For report, visit www.mla.org/data_humanities.

Session Description:

This roundtable features scholars of color discussing the report Data on Humanities Doctorate Recipients and Faculty Members by Race and Ethnicity and brainstorming the ways in which data per se can be useful to faculty members of color as they move through graduate school, look for jobs, and then pursue tenure and promotion.


Subjects:

  • The Profession – General

  • American Literature – General

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