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Webinar Series: Asian Studies (and beyond) for the Pandemic Age
Facing Precarity: Envisioning Careers in 2020 and Beyond

What are resources for graduate students emerging into a collapsed academic job market? What kinds of skills and experiences should scholars in global Asian studies and other fields reliant on heretofore comparatively robust academic hiring adopt from extant programs and peers in other fields? What are the differences in hiring and work cultures outside the US? How should degree-holders prepare themselves for possible immigration and work restrictions in an age of economic austerity? And what are some ways that PhD holders have adapted their careers to shifting personal, intellectual, and economic circumstances?

John Paul Christy, Senior Director of U.S. Programs, American Council of Learned Societies
Ya-pei Kuo, Universitair Docent, University of Groningen
Heather Ruth Lee, Undergraduate Coordinator of Humanities; Assistant Professor of History, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU
Huwy-min Lucia Liu, Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University
Emily Swafford, Director of Academic and Professional Affairs, American Historical Association
Paul Vierthaler, Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, William and Mary

Oct 23, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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