The Sit Down | UPDATED Interview with Dr. Amy Lynch-Biniek on contingent labor in higher ed and the “Indianapolis Resolution”
May 25, 2016
UPDATED: Corrected audio, 5/24/16 11:08 pm. Fixed errors and updated audio file. 5/25/16, 7:59 pm.
Today on the Sit Down, we’ll be talking with Dr. Amy Lynch-Biniek. Amy is a faculty member in the English Department at Kutztown University. Amy writing pedagogy, literacy studies, and labor studies. Her forthcoming book,Contingency, Exploitation, and Solidarity: Labor & Action in English Composition is a co-edited anthology with Seth Kahn & Bill Lalicker that explores the ways and means of labor reform on college campuses. She is the Chair of the State APSCUF Adjunct Faculty Committee and she is the current editor of Forum, a peer-edited journal from the National Council of Teachers of English.
We’ve got Amy on the program today to talk about issues of adjunct and contingent labor in higher education and the Indianapolis Resolution, a resolution urging professional organizations in the field of Composition and Rhetoric to actively cultivate equitable labor conditions in academic departments across the country.
Check out the full text of the Indianapolis Resolution and sign on here:
Sorry for any confusion here. I made the newbie mistake of loading the unedited sound file in the first release of this episode of The Sit Down. Can I crawl into a hole now?