One way to begin making these important connections would be through the professional associations you could become a member of. This is another situation that is contingent on your concentration within our program, and your future aspirations. There will/may be dues that come with any group you join, but that is your decision as to whether the group’s influence will be a positive force in your career development. When you’re a member of these groups you’ll be receiving emails regularly and you’ll know when conferences and other events are taking place. Consider talking to your advisor about which association might be worth joining.
Book browsing at the MLA conference in 2010.
Possible associations you could consider joining:
Derra Clark is graduate assistant teaching ENG 101: Freshman Composition and studying English Language and Literature. Her focus is in American literature. She is specifically interested in nineteenth century women’s conduct and etiquette literature.
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