Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
March 2-5, 2006
Abstracts are invited for a roundtable on adjuncts in the teaching of writing. Participants will have 5 minutes for preliminary remarks, and will participate in a general discussion.
Preference will be given to panelists with adjunct status, those who hire and supervise adjuncts, and independent scholars seeking to acquire adjunct positions.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: pedagogical challenges for part-timers; scholarship; access to resources; salary and unions; segueways into the tenure track; “permanent” part-timers; adjunct teacher as hobbyist/professionalization; graduate students/ABDs as adjuncts; supervising adjuncts; adjuncts working full-time elsewhere.
Lisa DeTora , Independent Scholar/University of Scranton ;
NEMLA Adjunct Caucus Director
P.O. Box 69, Swiftwater PA 18370 ; ph. (570) 688-9269 (home); e-mail
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