Monday, 28 December
226. Protecting Academic Freedom for Contingent Faculty Members
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 305–306, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities
Presiding: Stacey Lee Donohue, Central Oregon Community Coll.
Presider's Annotation:For more information on the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities (CAFPRR), as well as links to related resources, visit http://www.mla.org/comm_acad_freedom.
1. “Academic Freedom Only Works If We Use It: On Protecting Those Who Get Fired and Rehired Every Year,” Andrew William Smith, Tennessee Technical Univ.
2. “Hiring Trends in Arabic after 9/11,” Maggie N. Nassif, Brigham Young Univ., UT
3. “How Unions Can Help Protect the Academic Freedom of Contingent Faculty Members,” Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles