Monthly Archives: November 2014

2014 MLA Elections Under Way

About one month remains for members to cast their votes in this year’s elections for second vice president, the Executive Council, the Delegate Assembly, and the division and discussion group executive committees. All 2014 members are eligible to vote; those who wish to join or renew for the 2014 membership year may e-mail by… Read more »

Convention Child Care Update

Because there was insufficient registration for the proposed on-site child care service, the MLA is instead offering reimbursements of up to $300 to members who are registered for the convention and use child care services, whether through one of the convention hotels or another service, during convention hours. If more requests are received than can be reimbursed… Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Approaches to Teaching Volume

The volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Lu Xun, edited by Christopher Lupke and Alexa Huang, is now in development in the MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature series. Instructors who have taught these works are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their experiences. Information about proposing an essay… Read more »

New MLA Commons Portfolios Launched

As part of the latest upgrade to the platform, MLA Commons has launched a new, more robust profile system called portfolios. With added fields for publications, affiliations, and education, the new portfolios allow you to create an online CV that can be shared, printed, or saved as a PDF. You can choose which fields you’d… Read more »