Wednesday, 29 December
470. Square Pegs, Round Holes: The Paradox of Interdisciplinary Work in a Circumscribed Job Market
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon I, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Graduate Student Caucus
Presiding: Steven W. Thomas, Penn State Univ., University Park
1. “The Public Intellectual: An Interdisciplined Profession?” Matthew Bumb, Coll. of William and Mary
2. “Globalization and Early American Studies: Interdisciplinarity in Research and Professional Projects,” Katherine L. Chiles, Northwestern Univ.
3. “(Re)Visioning the Philly Pictorials: Antidisciplinary Praxis in an (Inter)Disciplinary Academy,” Cynthia Patterson, George Mason Univ.
Respondent: Steven W. Thomas