Monthly Archives: May 2023

Results of the 2023 Ratification Vote

Voting on the 2023 ratification ballot concluded at 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on 5 May. Members ratified the election of Ōe Kenzaburō, Oh Jung-hee, and Xiao Kaiyu to honorary fellowship in the association. Support for the candidates ranged from 96% to 98% of the members who voted in that section of the ballot. Oh Jung-hee and… Read more »

MLA Members Receive 2023 Guggenheim Fellowships

Congratulations to the eight MLA members among the winners of the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships announced in April 2023. Many fellows’ projects directly respond to issues like the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, democracy and policing, scientific innovation, climate change, and identity. Noting the impact of these annual grants, Edward Hirsch, president of the… Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Volume

The volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of William Carlos Williams, edited by Daniel Burke, Elin Käck, and Mark C. Long, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature. Instructors who have taught William Carlos Williams’s works are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their… Read more »