Interested in pursuing a career outside or adjacent to the academy, but no idea where to start? 2015–16 proseminar fellow Dr. Sarah Goldberg made a handy primer and resource guide that will help you on your way!
In addition to the Connected Academics sessions and events, there will be a number of other sessions dedicated to careers both on and off the tenure track at the 2016 MLA convention in Austin. Descriptions of these sessions appear below; please follow the links to the Program for the most up-to-date information on each session’s participants, time and date, and location.
Here the official Connected Academics sessions and activities occurring at the 2016 MLA convention in Austin. For updated information on the participants, time and date, and location of each session, please follow the link to the convention program.
Our partners at Georgetown University invite faculty members, graduate students, administrators, and alt-ac professionals concerned about the future of doctoral education in the humanities to join their region-wide Reinvent the Humanities Ph.D. Retreat on 23 and 24 October.
Jonathan Elmer, Artistic Director of the Chicago Humanities Festival, reports on a three-week Alternative Academic Career Summer Workshop for Pre-doctoral Students in the Humanities that ran in Chicago for the first time this year.