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Monday, 29 December

484. Stereotypes of Contingent Faculty Members: Humor and Social Commentary

10:15–11:30 a.m., Union Square 15, Hilton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Part-Time Faculty Members

Presiding: Lila Marz Harper, Central Washington Univ.

1. “Contingency, Irony, Squalidarity,” Erik Chandler, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

2. “Stereotypical Representations of Faculty Members in the Academic Novel: How Race and Gender Trump Class in the Popular Imagination,” Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “Web 2.0 and the Adjunct: Breaking Stereotypes in the Blogosphere,” Monica F. Jacobe, Catholic Univ. of America

4. “Social Media and Social Reality,” P. Marc Bousquet, Santa Clara Univ.

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