Monthly Archives: September 2016

Travel Grants for the 2017 MLA Convention

The MLA offers $400 grants to help cover expenses for travel to the MLA convention, which will be held in Philadelphia from 5 to 8 January 2017. Non-tenure-track and unemployed members, as well as members living abroad, may apply for financial assistance. Graduate students who join by 30 November as 2016 members are also eligible…. Read more »

2016–17 Job Information List Opens

The MLA Job Information List database is now available for searching. Access to the database is free to all users. To search the list, users can log in with their MLA member credentials or create a nonmember log-in. The JIL database is updated weekly to make job listings available in a timely manner. Please visit the MLA Web site for more… Read more »

Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Earlier this year, the Executive Council and the Delegate Assembly forwarded proposals for constitutional amendments to the Committee on Amendments to the Constitution. The council’s proposal was to align the provision for paid life membership in article 3.C with the new criterion for the granting of life membership after fifty years. The assembly’s proposal was… Read more »

Agenda for the 2017 Delegate Assembly Meeting

Information about the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the Delegate Assembly, to be held on Saturday, 7 January, during the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia (session 510), has been posted on the Web site. So that association members may engage with the issues to be discussed at the Delegate Assembly meeting, meeting documents… Read more »