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656. Time to Degree: Is a Faster PhD a Better PhD?

Sunday, 11 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Belmont, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession

Presiding: Shane Peterson, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

1. "'As Long as It Takes': How Forced Shortening of Time to Degree Threatens Research and Teaching in the Humanities," David R. Shumway, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

2. "Increasing Disciplinary Connections, Decreasing Time to Degree: A Consideration of Time to Degree in Relation to Interdisciplinary Research," Amy Lueck, Univ. of Louisville

3. "Conditions of Completion: Policy Reform and Graduate Student Wellness," Cara Fabre, Queen's Univ.; Jessica Roberts, Queen's Univ.

4. "Time to Degree and the Impossibility of Failure," Heather Steffen, Carnegie Mellon Univ.


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

Author Comment
Subject: The MLA's Guidelines for Graduate Programs
If you are interested in graduate education reform, check out the new guidelines published by the MLA and its Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession at https://www.mla.org/comm_grad

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