MLA 2013 Session Dates and Times

July 20, 2012 § Leave a comment

We now have the dates, times, and locations for the two sessions our discussion group is sponsoring!

Session 285
How Many Copies Is Enough? Too Many? Libraries and Shared Monograph Archives
Friday, 04 January
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Riverway, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Libraries and Research in Languages and Literatures.
Presiding: David Oberhelman, Oklahoma State Univ. Library
Speakers: Deanna Marcum, Ithaka S–R; Jay Schafer, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, Libraries; Andrew M. Stauffer, Univ. of Virginia
As libraries rely increasingly on digitized texts and on partnerships for archiving print volumes, how do libraries and scholars cooperate to ensure preservation of copies with artifactual value for scholarly purposes?
For session description and bibliography, visit the MLA 2013 Session Announcement.

Also, our collaborative session with the Computers in Languages and Literature Discussion Group is as follows:

Session 540
The Third Degree: Joint Programs in Languages, Literature, and Libraries

Saturday, 05 January
1:45–3:00 p.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Computer Studies in Language and Literature and the Discussion Group on Libraries and Research in Languages and Literatures.
Presiding: Paul Fyfe, Florida State Univ.; Robert H. Kieft, Occidental Coll.
Speakers: Tanya E. Clement, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Rachel Donahue, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Kari M. Kraus, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; John Merritt Unsworth, Brandeis Univ.; John A. Walsh, Indiana Univ., Bloomington
This roundtable extends current conversations about reforming graduate training to a burgeoning field of disciplinary crossover and professionalization. Participants will introduce innovative training programs and collaborative projects at the intersections of modern language departments, digital humanities, and library schools or iSchools.
For the session description, visit the MLA 2013 Collaborative Session Announcement.

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