Monthly Archives: August 2018

The MLA Partners with Ithaka S+R on Humanities Research Study

The MLA will be partnering with Ithaka S+R on its next Research Support Services program study to learn more about research needs in the disciplines of literature, cultural studies, and writing studies in the United States. We want to understand how you conduct your research so that we can better support your work. Beginning in… Read more »

Free Interfolio Dossier Account Available through the JIL

Job seekers can create a free Interfolio Dossier account and apply for positions directly from advertisements in the MLA Job Information List (JIL) starting 10 September; you can send application materials, including writing samples and letters of recommendation, at no cost to advertisers who use the Interfolio Faculty Search management platform. MLA members can activate… Read more »

Select Your Primary Forum Affiliations

Get the most out of your MLA membership by selecting up to five primary forum affiliations. Forums bring together MLA members with similar scholarly and professional interests. There are over 150 forums in nine categories for you to choose from, such as Francophone Literature, Digital Humanities, History and Theory of Composition, Visual Culture, Law and… Read more »

Nominations for the 2019 Forum Executive Committee Elections

When the executive committees of the MLA’s forums meet during the January 2019 convention in Chicago, they will take up the matter of nominations for the executive committee elections that will be held in fall 2019. Though the executive committees are responsible for making nominations, each committee is required to nominate at least one candidate… Read more »

MLA Members Receive August 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities Grants

The Modern Language Association congratulates the seven MLA members who were awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grants in August 2018. Their various projects include a seminar for higher education teachers on nineteenth-century western New York writers and a study of a 1970s African American women’s writing group. Public Scholar Program Devoney Looser, Arizona State… Read more »