Sessions of Potential Interest to Contingent Faculty Members at the 2016 MLA Annual Convention

Thursday, January 7

Academic Freedom for Contingent Faculty Members: Strategies for Establishing Due Process 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 305, JW Marriott

Speed Mentoring 1:45–3:00 p.m., 16A, ACC

Disability, Contingency, Neoliberalism 3:30 p.m.–4:45 p.m., 18D, ACC


Friday, January 8

Connected Academics: Expanding Career Possibilities for PhDs 8:30–9:45 a.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott

Connected Academics: Humanists at Work 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 4BC, ACC

Connected Academics: A Showcase of PhD Career Diversity 3:30–4:45 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott

Following Up on the MLA Action for Allies 5:15–6:30 p.m., 203, JW Marriott

Contingent Faculty Mentoring for Democracy 5:15–6:30 p.m., 306, JW Marriott


Saturday, January 9

Career Opportunities in Community Colleges 10:15–11:30 a.m., 202, JW Marriott

Contingent Faculty Members in Service10:15–11:30 a.m., 402, JW Marriott 

Evaluating Contingent Faculty Members: Processes, Purposes, Consequences1:45–3:00 p.m., 201, JW Marriott

Connected Academics: Articulating the Value of the Humanities to the Larger World 5:15–6:30 p.m., 8C, ACC


Sunday, January 10

  1. Connected Academics: Redefining the Humanist Entrepreneur 10:15–11:30 a.m., 7, ACC
  1. On the Emergence of a Teaching-Intensive Faculty Tier 8:30–9:45 a.m., 6A, ACC

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