The MLA International Bibliography is accepting applications for three-year field bibliography fellowships. MLA field bibliographers examine scholarly materials and submit bibliographic and indexing information for citations in the bibliography. Open to all MLA members, including graduate students, the 2020 fellowships will run from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023. Field bibliographers perform a valuable… Read more »
Monthly Archives: January 2020
The volume Teaching Modern Irish Poetry in English, edited by Guinn Batten and Anna Teekell, is now in development in the MLA Options for Teaching series. To learn more about the volume and how to propose an essay, please visit the MLA Web site. Abstracts and CVs are due to the editors by 15 April 2020.
Among this year’s National Humanities Center Fellows are seven members of the Modern Language Association. Each fellow will work on individual research and will have the opportunity to share ideas in seminars, lectures, and conferences at the center. The MLA commends them for their contribution to humanistic scholarship. Donnelley Family Fellowship John Levi Barnard, University of Illinois,… Read more »
Judith Butler, the 2020–21 president of the MLA, has chosen Persistence as the presidential theme for the 2021 MLA Annual Convention in Toronto. The humanities is now compelled to fight for its own survival and to mark the path for persistence during intensely challenging times. Humanities scholars are especially alert to the precarity of our… Read more »
The MLA is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement for Cambridge University Press to publish the association’s flagship journal, PMLA. Cambridge University Press, a part of the University of Cambridge, is the oldest publishing house in the world. The publisher of 350 research journals, the press works to further the university’s mission… Read more »