WCML’s 2019 MLA CFPs

All of the following roundtables ask for a 250-word proposal, a two-page c.v., and have a deadline of 3/15/18, with proposals to be sent in a single file to mmasse@lsu.edu. Please distribute widely!

1)  “Alt-Ac:  When Quit Lit Becomes (Positive) Chick Lit”
Description: This guaranteed roundtable addresses decision-making by Ph.D.s who pursue non-faculty positions after NTT jobs or positions with poor fit.

2)  “Turning Gold into Straw:  The Feminization of Contingent Labor”
Co-sponsored with Feministas Unidas
Description:  This roundtable explores the gendered stratification of language/literature Ph.D.s as a contingent workforce and explores modes of resistance.

3)  “Harassment over Time:  When #MeToo becomes #MeThen and #MeAgain”
Description: This roundtable considers individual and institutional durational effects of harassment/assault over time when harassment is a decades-long pattern for self and others.

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