577. Evaluating Digital Scholarship: Candidate Success Stories
Sunday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Chicago VIII, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology
Presiding: Victoria E. Szabo, Duke Univ.
Victoria E. Szabo's Annotation:
Speakers: Cheryl E. Ball, Illinois State Univ.; Alexander Gil, Columbia Univ.; Matthew K. Gold, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York; Adeline Koh, Richard Stockton Coll. of New Jersey; Kari M. Kraus, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Responding: N. Katherine Hayles, Duke Univ.
For a detailed description and participants' project links, visit people.duke.edu/~ves4/mla14 after 1 Dec.
In an electronic roundtable, candidates from various institutions and backgrounds share work and describe successful navigation of appointment, tenure, and promotion. MLA guidelines on evaluating digital scholarship serve as context. Discussion of how shifting definitions of academic success may include interdisciplinary collaboration, public engagement, hybrid teaching/research, alt-ac.
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