Monthly Archives: August 2015

Submitting Delegate Assembly Proposals

Motions and regular resolutions that the Delegate Assembly will consider at its next meeting, which will take place during the 2016 MLA Annual Convention in Austin, must be submitted by 1 October of this year. The assembly’s Web page provides information about placing an item on the agenda for the meeting as well as links to several… Read more »

Deadline Approaching for MLA Symposium Proposals

Interested in participating in the MLA’s first conference outside the United States and Canada? Don’t miss the 15 September deadline for proposals for Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations, an MLA symposium to be held in Düsseldorf from 23 to 25 June 2016. Organized in collaboration with the Heinrich Heine University, the symposium will open with… Read more »

Join or Renew for 2016

Online enrollment for the 2016 membership year is now available on the MLA Web site. By joining or renewing for 2016, you’ll receive discounted registration for the 2016 and 2017 conventions; all issues of PMLA and the MLA Newsletter; access to online resources, including the directory of members, MLA Commons, and the MLA Handbook Web site; and more. When you join… Read more »

Connect with Your Regional Representatives in the Delegate Assembly

The MLA is pleased to announce that each of the seven regions represented in the Delegate Assembly (New England and Eastern Canada, New York State, Middle Atlantic, Great Lakes, South, Central and Rocky Mountain, Western United States and Western Canada) now has an MLA Commons group. Join the group for the region in which you… Read more »

MLA Joins in Calling for Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources

The MLA has joined with more than ninety education, library, technology, public interest, and legal organizations in calling on the White House to enhance its U.S. Open Government National Action Plan by providing open access to federally funded educational materials. In an open letter to President Obama, the coalition asks that these Open Educational Resources… Read more »