MLA 2020 Panels

We hope to see many of you at MLA 2020 in Seattle! Here are the list of WCML sessions:

Friday, 10 January 7:15 PM-8:30 PM, Metropolitan B (Sheraton Grand Seattle)

18. Cash Bar Arranged by the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, Feministas Unidas, Women in French, GL/Q Caucus for the Modern Languages, and Women in German

Saturday, 11 January 1:45 PM-3:00 PM, SKAGIT 4 (WSCC) 

Keywords:  Social media, Collectives, Public Humanities Activism, Feminism, Mentoring

Social media can be both gift and poison. This session addresses the opportunities and threats (professional, political, personal) posed by being online for women in academe. Participants discuss using social media to work collectively, provide mutual support and mentorship, and challenge institutional hierarchies and inequities, as well as the real risks and limits of online engagement.

Speakers:
Brandi Adams (Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.)
Julia Ftacek (Western Michigan U)
Tina M. Iemma (St. John’s U, NY)
Koritha Mitchell (Ohio State U, Columbus)
Andrea Kaston Tange (Macalester C)
Eugenia Zuroski (McMaster U, in absentia)

Presiding
Rebecca Colesworthy (SUNY Press)