The Modern Language Association congratulates the five MLA members who were named 2021 fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of their contributions to the humanities.
- Ian Baucom, University of Virginia
- Eric L. Santner, University of Chicago
- Hortense J. Spillers, Vanderbilt University
- Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Columbia University
- Deborah F. Tannen, Georgetown University