578. Private-Sector Careers and the Language and Literature PhD
Tuesday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 208, Hynes
A special session
Presiding: Anna W. Stenport, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
Speakers: Russell A. Berman, Stanford Univ.; Alexandra Borg, Uppsala Univ.; Matthew T. Grant, MarketingProfs; Anaïs Saint-Jude, Stanford Univ.; Kenric K. Tsethlikai, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Exploring the relevance of a language and literature PhD in private-sector careers; knowledge and professional skills developed in such doctoral programs and their pertinence in a global world; curricular modifications and enhancements that facilitate private-sector careers; concrete initiatives, both domestic and international, that show these PhDs transforming private-sector models.
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