Saturday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 8C, ACC
Advocating the English Major: The Department and Its Publics
Program arranged by the Association of Departments of English. Presiding: Kathryn Rummell, California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo
Speakers: Robert I. Matz, George Mason Univ.; Mary K. Ramsey, Eastern Michigan Univ.; Tarshia Stanley, Spelman Coll.; Emily Todd, Westfield State Univ.
How can English departments showcase the major to prospective students and their parents, campus administrators, professionals, and local community members? The participants consider this question with an eye toward discovering and disseminating best practices in the field.