Posts Categorized: Feature

Apply for an MLA Bibliography Fellowship by 1 April 2024

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 2024 fellowships will run from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2027. Field bibliographers perform a valuable service for the… Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Volume on Teaching Art Spiegelman’s Maus

The volume Approaches to Teaching Spiegelman’s Maus, edited by Jennifer Lemberg, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature. Instructors who have taught Art Spiegelman’s Maus are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their experiences. Information about proposing an essay is available at the end… Read more »

2025 Presidential Theme: Visibility

Dana A. Williams, the 2024–25 president of the MLA, has chosen Visibility as the presidential theme for the 2025 MLA Annual Convention in New Orleans. In the essay “Invisible Ink: Reading the Writing and Writing the Reading,” Toni Morrison uses the metaphor of invisible ink to suggest that one characteristic of flawless writing involves the… Read more »

New MLA Report Highlights the Need for Investment in Language Study

Many language programs at US colleges and universities remain strong despite challenging national and local conditions, according to a comprehensive new report, Enrollments in Languages Other Than English in United States Institutions of Higher Education, Fall 2021, released today by the Modern Language Association (MLA). While total enrollments in languages other than English continued the… Read more »