MLA Task Force
Moderator: David Nicholls, Director of Book Publications, MLA
Panelists: Paula Rabinowitz, Chair, Department of English, University of Minnesota; Lynne Withey, Director, University of California Press; Jennifer Crewe, Associate Director and Editorial Director, Columbia University Press
Description: David Nicholls, staff liaison with the MLA Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion, presented the results of the Task Force's findings and the actions being recommended by the MLA. Editors and academic administrators presented their reactions to the MLA's report and discussed their personal experiences and how presses handle authors who are seeking tenure. What happens when your interests as a publisher conflict with the author's interests regarding tenure?
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