The Subconference is currently soliciting proposals for our 2015 gathering (deadline October 15, 2014) but in the meantime the following speakers are confirmed:Amanda Armstrong is a graduate student in the Rhetoric program at UC Berkeley, on the editorial board of Reclamations, a me ...
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(This post is written in response to a Twitter exchange that ensued between Laura Goldblatt, a member of the Subconference organizing collective, and Slate columnist Rebecca Schuman yesterday. Laura had no hand in composing this response. The views reflected below are those of Bennett Carpenter and ...
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January 8-9, 2014*Location: Chicago, IL; Columbia College ChicagoDeadline for submissions: November 15papers@MLAsubconference.org  Live Streaming HERE: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mlasubcon(Please note that the subconference is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by the Modern Language Asso ...
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Education in a Time of Mass IncarcerationColleen Lucey is a Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Her dissertation examines the portrayal of marginal women in nineteenth-century Russian literature and visual culture.In addition to ...
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We are pleased to announce that the MLA Subconference "Resisting Vulnerable Times" will be held at Columbia College in the South Loop district of downtown Chicago, graciously hosted by the Columbia Part-Time Faculty Association. In addition, the full program for the Subconference is now available on ...
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Movements and organizations like the Chicago Teachers Union, UNITE HERE, Occupy Homes, the Adjunct Project, and Fight for 15 have been at the forefront ofstruggles for social and economic justice today. Whether facing the privatization of k-12 education, predatory home foreclosures, or a contingent ...
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What is our relationship to the MLA?The Subconference is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by the Modern Language Association.Why are we holding an independent conference? How will this conference be different than a traditional academic conference?The purposes ...
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Wondering what kind of panels or workshops to propose to the Subconference? Here are some topics we would really like to see addressed:*Adjunct and Tenure Faculty Solidarity*Living Wage and Fight for 15 Solidarity*Clerical and Academic Staff Solidarity*Education in a Time of Mass Incarceration*Resea ...
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