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438. Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Members in the Modern Languages: Issues and Directions

Monday, 5 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Liberty A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession

Presiding: Glenn Levine, Univ. of California, Irvine

Glenn Levine's Annotation:
This session is useful for department chairs, administrators and other colleagues interested in understanding the complex issues related to non-tenure-track faculty and/or making programmatic reforms.

Speakers: Dorothea Heitsch, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Karen Lentz Madison, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville; Maria Shine Stewart, John Carroll Univ.

Session Description:

Members of the MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession will present a special joint issue of the ADE and ADFL bulletins titled Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Members in the Modern Languages: Issues and Directions. Discussion will focus on the trends in contingent labor identified in the special issue and ways in which departments and faculty members can respond to these trends.


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

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