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Friday, 28 December

280. How the University Works: Higher Education and the Service Economy

1:45–3:00 p.m., Grand Ballroom D North, Hyatt Regency

A workshop arranged in conjunction with the forum The Precarious Future of Academic Freedom (429)

Presiding: P. Marc Bousquet, Santa Clara Univ.

1. “Superservice as a Threat to Academic Freedom,” Katie J. Hogan, Carlow Univ.

2. “Servicing Debt: The Price of Education,” Jeffrey J. Williams, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (abstract available)

3. “Finding Good Help: The Silent Economy of Service in Higher Education,” Michelle A. Massé, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

4. “Superexploitation and the Student’s Right to Learn,” P. Marc Bousquet (abstract available)

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