The View from the Next Step (Mentoring Workshops)


Contributed by Wade Pickren

Friday, May 3, 2013
Coordinated by Katharine Kittredge, Professor and Elizabeth Bleicher, Associate Professor,
Department of English.
Co-sponsored by the Community Arts Partnership as part of its "Spring Writes" Literary Festival.

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Getting Involved, Getting Published and Getting a Job
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center
Newly hired faculty and librarians (+ experienced members of hiring committees) talk about their experiences, give advice, and field questions.
Derek Adams and Chris Holmes, Department of English
Tahleen Shamlian & Jessica Blasko, Librarians
Claire Gleitman and Sara-Jo Sites, experienced members of hiring committees
Register Here (registration is encouraged)

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Taking the Long View: Career Stages and Transitions
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett Center

Senior scholars talk about the different phases of one's career, non-traditional career trajectories, and trying to create a healthy work/life balance.
Marleen Barr, the "founding mother" of feminist science fiction criticism; Cheryl Ruggiero from Virginia Tech who has transitioned from teacher to science fiction writer; and Elizabeth Child from Trinity College who has gone from faculty to administration and back again.
Register Here (registration is encouraged)

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Laurie Wasik at or (607) 274-3734. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.