[act-ma] Tonight @ 7:00 - Adjunct Hell, Lit & Life (live convo w/authors on Zoom)
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Thu Jun 17 11:14:04 PDT 2021
"Life of the Mind"-author Christine Smallwood & scholar Maggie Doherty
explore the relationship between art, experience & activism in higher ed.
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*Thursday, June 17, 7:00 p.m. (Eastern)*
Adjunct Lit & Life with Christine Smallwood & Maggie Doherty
Novelist Christine Smallwood (author of *The Life of The Mind*
and scholar Maggie Doherty (author of *The Equivalents*
and the recent Nation article on “Adjunct Hell”
as we explore the relationship between art, experience and activism in a
contemporary higher education system increasingly characterized by
contingency, inequality, and uncertainty. Contingent faculty organizer
Nicola Walters will join as a respondent.
*Christine Smallwood* is a critic and journalist and the author of a
Life of the Mind*, published in March 2021 by Hogarth Books. A contributing
writer at *The New York Times Magazine* and a contributing editor at *Harper’s
Magazine*, her fiction has been published in n+1, Vice, and *The Paris
Review*. Co-founder of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, she is
also a fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities.
*Maggie Doherty* is author of the recent article in *The Nation *on “The
Rise of Adjunct Literature, and of the acclaimed book *The Equivalents: A
Story of Art, Female Friendship and Liberation in the 1960s*. She teaches
writing at Harvard, where she earned her PhD in English. Her writing has
appeared in *The New Yorker*, the *New York Times*, the *New York Review of
Books*, and *The Nation*, among other publications. She lives in Cambridge.
*Nicola Walters *is an organizer, researcher, public speaker, and teacher.
She is a lecturer in the Department of Politics at Humboldt State
University and organizes faculty labor as the Statewide Membership and
Organizing Chair for the California Faculty Association (CFA).
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