“It is my honor to serve the MLA as its first vice president of East Asian descent. These pandemic years—with their resurgence of anti-Asian hate, their demands on all of us who care for family members, their suspension of normal schooling—have made clear how scholars and teachers are not disembodied brains but people with other… Read more »
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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 2023 fellowships will run from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2026. Field bibliographers perform a valuable service for the… Read more »
The volume Teaching the American Essay, edited by Stephanie Redekop, 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 website. Please send abstracts and CVs to the editor by 15 February 2023.
The MLA International Bibliography congratulates the 2022 Fellowship Award recipients: Virginia M. Adán-Lifante, full teaching professor, world languages coordinator, and chair of the department of literatures, languages, and cultures, University of California, Merced Allison Bernard, adjunct professor, Columbia University; visiting assistant professor, Wesleyan University Aedín Clements, Irish studies librarian, University of Notre Dame Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, head, humanities… Read more »
The Modern Language Association congratulates the three MLA members who were named 2022 fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of their contributions to literature and language studies. Andreas Huyssen, Columbia University Fred Moten, New York University Sianne Ngai, University of Chicago
The volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Colson Whitehead, edited by Stephanie Li, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature. Instructors who have taught Colson Whitehead’s works are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their experiences. Information about proposing an essay is available… Read more »
The MLA mourns the passing of Malcolm Smith, MLA trustee from 1988 to 2018 and an indispensable adviser to the organization’s staff for decades. Smith advised on the endowment and general financial matters and was praised for being a steady presence in hard times and an ambassador for the MLA at the many New York City… Read more »
The volume Teaching Energy Humanities, edited by Debby Rosenthal and Jason Molesky, 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 website. Please send abstracts and CVs to the editors by 31 October 2022.
The Modern Language Association congratulates the 2022 MLA Bibliography fellows who will serve from 2022 to 2025. The MLA International Bibliography staff members work with approximately one hundred field bibliographers, from all parts of the world, who cover subject areas, journals, and languages that cannot be indexed in the New York office. Each spring, five… Read more »