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Tuesday, 29 December

575. Gaining a Public Voice: Alternative Genres of Publication for Graduate Students

7:15–8:30 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott

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

Presiding: Jens Kugele, Georgetown Univ.

1. “Animating Audiences: Digital Publication Projects and Their Publics,” Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

2. “Blogging Beowulf,” Mary Kate Hurley, Columbia Univ.

3. “Hope Is Not a Husk but Persists in and as Us: A Proposal for Graduate Collaborative Publication,” Emily Carr, Univ. of Calgary

4. “The Alternative as Mainstream: Building Bridges,” Katherine Marie Arens, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Author Comment
Subject: Organization of the Session
Jens Kugele, Georgetown Univ., did a fantastic job of organizing this session, including his concise introductions for each speaker. As a speaker, I also appreciated his willingness to foster good rapport between the panelists before, during, and after the session.

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