Friday, May 20, 2016

Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting Sessions on Professional Issues in the Field

Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting Sessions on Professional Issues in the Field
Several sessions at recent annual meetings have dealt with major professional issues in the field of Classics.  Below you will find links to texts of papers presented, audio recordings of the talks, or supplementary materials to the presentations. The titles of the sessions are as follows:

2016 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California

Presidential Panel
‘The Spring from the Year’: Contingent Faculty and the Future of Classics
John Marincola, Organizer

[Click on the name of the speaker to see the text of his or her talk.  Click on the title to hear an audio file of each talk and the discussion period.]
John Marincola, Florida State University
Introduction: The New Faculty Majority
  1. Eleanor Dickey, University of Reading
    Is There Anything I Can Do? How Individual Academics Can Make A Difference
  1. John Paul Christy, American Council of Learned Societies
    “So Happy a Versatility”: The Uses of Advanced Training in the Humanities
  1. Stephanie Budin, University of Oregon
    What You Do unto the Least of These: Adjuncts and Painful Trends in Higher Education
  1. C. W. Marshall, University of British Columbia
    Reclaiming the Landscape
Questions and Discussion
Session #40
The Future of Classical Education: A Dialogue
Organized by the SCS Program Committee

Joy Connolly, New York University, Presider
  1. Arlene Holmes-Henderson, University of Oxford
    Classical Education in the UK: Boom or Bust?
    [Link Forthcoming]
       2.  Mary Pendergraft, Wake Forest University
            Trends in Teaching the Classics to Undergraduates
      3.   Kathleen M. Coleman, Harvard University
            Nondum Arabes Seresque rogant
: Classics Looks East

       4.  Nigel Nicholson, Reed College
            A Liberal Art for the Future

2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington

Session 54
Alternative Employment for PhDs and Advanced Graduate Students in Classical Studies/Archaeology
Organized by the APA/AIA Joint Placement Committee

Mike Lippman, University of Arizona, David S. Potter, University of Michigan, Betsey A. Robinson, Vanderbilt University, Organizers

2012 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Presidential Panel
Images for Classicists

Kathleen M. Coleman, Harvard University, Presider
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