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Alternative Careers for Humanities Ph.D.'s Speaker Series Featuring Claire Potter

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
12:00 AM
3512 Haven Hall

Claire Potter, a Professor of History at The New School in New York, has been actively engaged and writing about the career crisis for humanties ph.d.'s for several years. Her on-line column "Tenured Radical" at The Chronicle of Higher Education has become a key site of debate and theorizing about the future role of academic institutions. Her talk here at Michigan, entitled "Virtually a Scholar: The Internet, Intellectual Community and the Future of Academic Labor," similarly promises to draw out a lively engagement.