Sunday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott
Doctoral Studies in a Posttenure Age
Program arranged by the Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages. Presiding: Margaret Hanzimanolis, De Anza Coll., CA
Speakers: Barry George Fruchter, Nassau Community Coll., NY; Grover C. Furr, Montclair State Univ.; Margaret Hanzimanolis; Melissa Macero, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Ben V. Olguín, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Heather Steffen, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
What is the most useful radical-left examination of traditional doctoral pathways in the digital age, and how can the radical left mount an effective critique of reforms now being proposed from all sides of the neoliberal university? How can the research-teaching equation be calibrated to weaken, rather than intensify, academic labor stratification? Can alt-ac save us?