CLA at MLA in NYC – January 5, 2018

Please plan to attend the College Language Association Panel at the Modern Language Association Convention, January 5, 2018 from 1:45pm – 3:00pm at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

334. Pedagogies of Excellence: HBCUs and the PhD Pipeline

FRIDAY, 5 JANUARY 1:45 PM-3:00 PM, GRAMERCY (SHERATON)
Keywords: HBCU, Ph.D. Pipeline, African Americans, Doctoral Degrees, Mentorship
Sponsoring Entity: College Language Association

HBCUs contribute significantly to the number of African Americans in the PhD pipeline. Successful strategies of identifying and mentoring likely candidates, supporting research interests and skills, and preparing students for summer research opportunities and graduate school applications should be recognized and celebrated. Mellon Mays is a program that has enhanced HBCUs’ success in alumni PhD completion, publication, and academic tenure.

Speakers
Shanna Greene Benjamin (Grinnell C, Grinnell)
W. Miranda Freeman (Tougaloo C)
Jarvis McInnis (U of Notre Dame)
Trimiko Melancon (Loyola U, New Orleans, New Orleans)
Kenton Rambsy (U of Texas, Arlington, Arlington)
Presiding
Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper (Spelman C, Atlanta)

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