Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 208, JW Marriott
Writing Otherwise: Gender and the Future of Scholarship
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession. Presiding: Angelika Bammer, Emory Univ.
Speakers: Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, Duke Univ.; Angelika Bammer; Eileen Cheng-Yin Chow, Duke Univ.; Dorothy Kim, Vassar Coll.; Julie Rak, Univ. of Alberta; Lisa C. Ruddick, Univ. of Chicago
Exploring the relations among scholarly work, writing, and gender, participants discuss how (and what) we write as academics and the gendered dimension of scholarly writing: how does a history of feminist critique of language and institutions interface with new writing technologies, unconventional modes of collaboration, and changing professional realities?