Moving Humanities Accounting Beyond Explicit Costs

Event Date: 

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 5:15pm to 6:30pm

Event Location: 

  • Purdue-Wisconsin
  • Chicago Marriott - Panel 413
  • Talk

Conference Title: MLA Convention

Session/Panel: 413. The Cost of Program Mergers and Closings

Talk Title: Moving Humanities Accounting Beyond Explicit Costs

Speakers: Sandi E. Cooper, Philip E. Lewis, Michael D. Moon, Christopher John Newfield, Presiding: Susan C. Anderson

Discussion will address the short-term, long-term, and potentially permanent effects of the closures and restructurings taking place in language, literature, and humanities programs in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities.