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This issue of Profession contains Sidonie Smith's introduction to her Presidential Forum (held at the 2011 MLA convention) and the essays of forum participants Hillary Chute, Marianne Hirsch, Leigh Gilmore, Craig Howes, Françoise Lionnet, Nancy K. Miller, David Palumbo-Liu, Brian Rotman, Leo Spitzer, Robert Warrior, and Gillian L. Whitlock. The issue also features a section on evaluating digital scholarship. Introduced by Susan Schreibman, Laura Mandell, and Stephen Olsen, the section includes essays by Steve ...
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Profession 2011

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Overview


This issue of Profession contains Sidonie Smith's introduction to her Presidential Forum (held at the 2011 MLA convention) and the essays of forum participants Hillary Chute, Marianne Hirsch, Leigh Gilmore, Craig Howes, Françoise Lionnet, Nancy K. Miller, David Palumbo-Liu, Brian Rotman, Leo Spitzer, Robert Warrior, and Gillian L. Whitlock. The issue also features a section on evaluating digital scholarship. Introduced by Susan Schreibman, Laura Mandell, and Stephen Olsen, the section includes essays by Steve Anderson, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Jerome McGann, Tara McPherson, Bethany Nowviskie, and Geoffrey Rockwell. The issue's other essays are by Reed Way Dasenbrock, Gillian Gane, Laurie Grobman, Joyce Kinkead, David Porter, and Richard Yarborough. The issue concludes with two sets of MLA guidelines--on professional employment practices for non-tenure-track faculty members and on evaluating translations as scholarship--and a listing of reports, surveys, statements, and other resources recently added to the MLA Web site.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603291293
  • Publisher: Modern Language Association of America
  • Publication date: 1/8/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 701,104
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


The author is Martha Guernsey Colby Collegiate Professor of Women's Studies and English at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a past president of the Modern Language Association.


The author is professor of comparative literature at Stanford University.


The author is professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.


The author is professor of American Indian studies, English, and history and director of the American Indian Studies Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana.


Marianne Hirsch is William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.


Leo Spitzer is Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College.


The author is distinguished professor of English and comparative literature at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


The author has been Dorothy Cruickshank Backstrand Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at Scripps College and professor of English at Ohio State University, Columbus.


The author is professor of English and director of the Center for Biographical Research at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa.


The author is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago.


The author is an Australian Research Council professorial fellow at the University of Queensland.


The author is professor of comparative studies at Ohio State University, Columbus.


Susan Schreibman is Long Room Hub Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin.


Laura Mandell is director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University, College Station.


Stephen Olsen is associate director of research and manager of digital services at the MLA.


Steve Anderson is assistant professor in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.


Tara McPherson is associate professor in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.


The author is professor of philosophy at the University of Alberta.


The author is director of digital research and scholarship at the University of Virginia Library and associate director of the Scholarly Communication Institute.


The author is John Stewart Bryan University Professor of English at the University of Virginia.


The author is director of scholarly communication at the MLA.


The author is vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa.


The author is professor of English and African American studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.


Joyce Kinkead is professor of English and associate vice president for research at Utah State University.


Laurie Grobman is professor of English and women's studies at Penn State University, Berks Campus.


The author retains an affiliation with the University of Zululand as a research fellow and teaches occasional courses at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She retired from Hamilton College in 2006.


The author is professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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Table of Contents


From the Editor





Presidential Forum Lives and Archives





Narrating Lives





Sidonie Smith





Embedded Lives: The House of Fiction, the House of History





David Palumbo-Liu





Cosmopolitan or Creole Lives? Globalized Oceans and Insular Identities





Françoise Lionnet





Vandalizing Life Writing at the University of Illinois: Heap of Birds's Signs of Indigenous Life





Robert Warrior





Vulnerable Lives: Secrets, Noise, Dust





Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer





A Feminist Friendship Archive





Nancy K. Miller





"What Was I?": Literary Witness and the Testimonial Archive





Leigh Gilmore





Embridry





Gillian L. Whitlock





Asking Permission to Write: Human Subject Research





Craig Howes





Comics Form and Narrating Lives





Hillary Chute





Automedial Ghosts





Brian Rotman





Evaluating Digital Scholarship





Introduction





Susan Schreibman, Laura Mandell, and Stephen Olsen





Engaging Digital Scholarship: Thoughts on Evaluating Multimedia Scholarship





Steve Anderson and Tara McPherson





On the Evaluation of Digital Media as Scholarship





Geoffrey Rockwell





Where Credit Is Due: Preconditions for the Evaluation of Collaborative Digital Scholarship





Bethany Nowviskie





On Creating a Usable Future





Jerome McGann





Peer Review, Judgment, and Reading





Kathleen Fitzpatrick





Undergraduate Education: Cash Cow or Core Competency?





Reed Way Dasenbrock





Academic Leadership, Community, and Values in a Time of Crisis





Richard Yarborough





Expanding Opportunities for Undergraduate Research in English Studies





Joyce Kinkead and Laurie Grobman





Justice, Freedom, and Basic Reading in the New South Africa





Gillian Gane





The Crisis of Comparison and the World Literature Debates





David Porter





Professional Employment Practices for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Members: Recommendations and Evaluative Questions





MLA Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession





Evaluating Translations as Scholarship: Guidelines for Peer Review





Modern Language Association of America





Resources at the MLA Web Site


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