Making History in Our Time: Gender and Contingency in the Professional Work Force (Panel)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Margie Burns/Northeast MLA (NeMLA) Conference
contact email: 

This session focuses on gender and contingency in the university work force and in the digital economy. Emphasis is on contingency in relation to women employed as adjuncts or other contingent faculty in universities, such as contract workers in the digital economy. This panel invites papers on approaches to deal with contingency and gender, including formal or structural models, reforms, and collective bargaining. The panel invites papers on efforts including localized or workplace-specific approaches and on related plans.