Thursday January 7—the second and final day of the 2016 MLA Subconference—will feature our plenary. Unlike the traditional #MLA16 Presidential Plenary, the Subcon plenary will feature eight teachers and activists in a participatory roundtable. Plenary roundtable members will share insights and e ...
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The MLA Subconference wouldn't happen without the donations, financial contributions, and community support we receive each year! This year we'd like to thank:*Caffé Medici, Voodoo Doughnuts, and Cheer Up Charlie's for generous donations of food, beverages and space*The Modern Language Association, ...
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Panel three of the 2016 MLA Subconference brings together various presentations that explore the tension between the public and the private in popular and literary texts. Don’t be fooled, however: this panel won’t be an academic snoozefest, as the presentations intentionally aim to engage partic ...
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With #MLA16 nearly a week away, the 2016 Subconference of the MLA is excited to continue spreading the word about this year’s surplus of engaging panels. The second panel of this year’s Subconference—“Teaching against Capitalist Miseducation: Radical Pedagogy and the Crisis of the Public Int ...
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As the unofficial counter-conference of #MLA16, we’re excited to continue the fight for alternative professional, social, and political possibilities for ourselves and our fellow workers in 2016. To give you a better idea of what to look forward to at the third annual MLA Subconference, we’ll be ...
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The Call For Papers for our third annual MLA Subconference, "Between the Public and Its Privates," is now out and available on our homepage. ...
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The MLA Subconference is thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Punctum Books and will hold our 2016 Subconference, "The Public and Its Privates," at their Studium location in Austin, Texas.The covert coupling of public and private is perhaps nowhere more visible than in the academic publi ...
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Faust und Mephisto beim Schachspiel, Anonymous, via Wikimedia Commons1. Ho, ho, hey, hey, how many grants did you give today?The academic conference is a microcosm of academia as a whole and contains all of the latter's contradictions. Primary among these is the contradiction betwee ...
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A number of participants have gotten in touch to say that they'd be interested in sharing rooms, carpooling, or staying with a friendly Vancouver native while attending the Subconference. We're currently in touch with some local unions to get a count of the number of homestay rooms available. Once w ...
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The 2015 MLA Subconference "Non-Negotiable Sites of Struggle" (Vancouver, January 7-8) announces its lineup, with more details to come over the next few weeks.Confirmed panels and speakers so far:Advances in academic labor organizingFrank Cosco (Vancouver Community College)Jack Longmate (Oly ...
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