CFP: [Professional] 2008 MLA Panel on Graduate Students & Family Life/Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Moore
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The MLA's Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession
seeks submissions for papers for the 2008 MLA Convention, to be held in San
Fransisco, that deal with graduate students' and junior faculty experiences
with balancing life in the Academy with family and parenting
responsibilities. Possible topics include: mixed families;
non-traditional families; successful coping strategies for exams,
committee composition, dissertating, coursework; financial challenges;
negotiating leave time; being taken "seriously" as a grad student or
junior faculty with caregiving responsibilities; daycare. Please send 250
word abstract by March 15 to Megan Moore at

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