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    Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages
    Awards, Panels, and Cash Bar at MLA 2014

    Thursday, 09 January

    187. Alt-Academic Feminism: Teaching outside the Classroom through Digital Humanities
    **Part of the Presidential Theme, “Vulnerable Times”**
    7:00–8:15 p.m., Indiana-Iowa, Marriott

    Presiding: Teresa Mangum, Univ. of Iowa

    Speakers: Anne Balsamo, New School of Public Engagement; Natalie M. Houston, Univ. of Houston, University Park; Tara McPherson, Univ. of Southern California; Safiya Umoja Noble, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Roopika Risam, Emory Univ.

    Cash Bar: Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, together with the Ages Studies Discussion Group/ European Network in Aging Studies, Feministas Unidas, GL/Q Caucus, Women in French, and Women in German
    8:45 – 10:00 p.m., Chicago VIII, Sheraton

    2013 Award Recipients:

    Florence Howe Award in Anglophone Languages and Literatures
    Suzanne Leonard (Simmons College)
    “The Americanization of Emma Bovary: From Feminist Icon to Desperate Housewife.” Signs 38/3 (2013): 647-669.

    Florence Howe Award in Foreign Languages and Literatures
    Michiko Suzuki (Indiana University)
    “Husband’s Chastity: Progress, Equality, and Difference in 1930s Japan.” Signs 38/2 (2013): 327-52.

    Annette Kolodny Graduate Student Travel Award for MLA
    Nancy el-Gendy (University of Oklahoma)
    “The Veil as Cultural Myth in Contemporary Arab American Female Muslim Discourse”
    to be presented in Session 709: “Representations of the Veil: Between Vulnerability and Resilience
    Sunday, 12 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Colorado, Sheraton Chicago

    Friday, 10 January

    385. Feminists Leading for Change: Alt-Academic Feminism
    5:15–6:30 p.m., Parlor C, Sheraton

    Presiding: Michelle A. Massé, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

    Speakers: Maria Cotera, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Florence Howe, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York; Paula M. Krebs, Bridgewater State Univ.; Ellen Lee McCallum, Michigan State Univ.; Monica Miller, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

    6:00 WCML dinner business meeting

    Sunday, 12 January

    745. Feminist Vulnerability on Postfeminist Campuses: Alt-Academic Feminism
    **Part of the Presidential Theme, “Vulnerable Times”**
    In collaboration with Women in French
    12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Erie, Sheraton

    Presiding: E. Nicole Meyer, Univ. of Wisconsin, Green Bay

    1. “Toddlers and the Tenure Track: Best Practices for Protecting Academic Parents,” Kayla Walker Edin, MilliganCollege
    2. “Women, Rape, and Academia,” Donna L. Potts, Kansas State Univ.
    3. “Feminist Research for Institutional Change: The Status of Women at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls,” Greta Gaard, Univ. of Wisconsin, River Falls

    To join the Women’s Caucus, go to http://www.wcml.org/