Friday, 29 December
518. Public Engagement and the New Professoriat
3:30–4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession
Presiding: Tena Lea Helton, Univ. of Illinois, Springfield
1. “Going Public: Pedagogy and Politics in Gender Studies,” Sarah Mesle, Northwestern Univ.
2. “A Journalist’s Perspective on How Academics Are Viewed by the Public and How That Image Might Be Changed,” Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
3. “Trickster Turns for Activist Scholars and Teachers,” Malea D. Powell, Michigan State Univ.