Best Practices Now: Recruitment and Retention of Faculty Members of Color in an Age of Precarity #MLA17 #S529

Saturday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 304, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada

Presiding: Aureliano DeSoto, Metropolitan State Univ.

Speakers: Karen Mary Davalos, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Roderick A. Ferguson, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Lisa Guerrero, Washington State Univ., Pullman; Daniel Young-Hoon Kim, Brown Univ.; James Kyung-Jin Lee, Univ. of California, Irvine; Cheryl L. Suzack, Univ. of Toronto

For more information, visit https://www.mla.org/CLPC-guidelines.

Session Description:

Departing from the germinal “Guidelines for Good Practice by the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada” (2002), panelists focus on new approaches, challenges, and reconsiderations of best practices in the hiring, retention, mentoring, and professional advancement of faculty of color in an age of precarity, contraction, and political reaction.

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