2020 Program Sessions

308. What Is Humanities Research Now?

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - Yakima 2

Session Information

Description: Researchers from five academic institutions and the MLA discuss their participation in a landmark study of evolving research needs in literature, culture, and writing studies. The study, cosponsored by the MLA and Ithaka S+R, examines faculty members’ experiences with recent advances and obstacles in the production, dissemination, and institutional evaluation of their research.


Ashley Champagne, Brown U

Darby Fanning, U of Utah

Matthew Roberts, U of Illinois, Urbana

Rebecca Springer, Ithaka S+R

John Tofanelli, Columbia U

Julie Frick Wade, MLA

Amanda L. Watson, New York U


Mary Onorato, MLA