The MLA Committee on Information Technology is sponsoring a electronic showcase and roundtable discussion on Evaluating Digital Scholarship on Saturday. If you are at #mla14, please come join us, and also check out our new site on the MLA Commons addressed to this topic. Hope to see you all there! - Victoria
577. Evaluating Digital Scholarship: Candidate Success Stories
Saturday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Chicago VIII, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Information Technology
In an electronic roundtable, candidates from various institutions and backgrounds share work and describe successful navigation of appointment, tenure, and promotion. MLA guidelines on evaluating digital scholarship serve as context. Discussion of how shifting definitions of academic success may include interdisciplinary collaboration, public engagement, hybrid teaching/research, alt-ac.
Presiding: Victoria E. Szabo, Duke Univ.
Cheryl E. Ball, Illinois State Univ.; Alexander Gil, Columbia Univ.; Matthew K. Gold, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York; Adeline Koh, Richard Stockton Coll. of New Jersey; Kari M. Kraus, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
N. Katherine Hayles, Duke Univ.