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Winter Newsletter Published

The Winter 2013 MLA Newsletter, now online, features a joint column from President Marianne Hirsch and First Vice President Margaret Ferguson about the discussion of MLA group structure, Rosemary G. Feal’s editor’s column about her alt-ac experience, a report on the 2012–13 MLA Job Information List, a profile of the incoming director of the Association… Read more »

2013 Presidential Forum Published on New Profession Site

Presentations that were part of the 2013 MLA Annual Convention’s Presidential Forum “Avenues of Access: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Members and American Higher Education,” the first Presidential Forum panel consisting entirely of faculty members off the tenure track, have now been published on the new Profession site at MLA Commons. Introduced by the 2012–13 MLA president, Michael Bérubé, the forum… Read more »

Fall Newsletter Online

Members can now read the special convention issue of the MLA Newsletter online. The fall issue features 2013 election information; President Marianne Hirsch’s column on the presidential theme, Vulnerable Times; Rosemary G. Feal’s editor’s column on what makes an effective special session proposal; and an article on this year’s winner of the Phyllis Franklin Award for Public Advocacy… Read more »

Approaches to Teaching the Works of Italo Calvino

The MLA is pleased to announce the publication of Approaches to Teaching the Works of Italo Calvino, edited by Franco Ricci. The volume is available in paperback at the discounted price of $14.81 (regularly $19.75) and in cloth at $28.13 (regularly $37.50).

New Issue of PMLA

The March 2013 issue of PMLA, just mailed to MLA members, features five regular essays, on the Anglo-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, the pursuit of sovereignty in Norman Mailer’s The Fight, modernism and melodrama, Palestine in debates on postcolonial Maghrebi culture, and the European tradition of the invitation poem. The issue also includes a guest column by Julie Ellison on… Read more »

Summer Newsletter Now Live

The Summer issue of the MLA Newsletter features candidates for the 2013 MLA elections, Marianne Hirsch’s column about what it means to be the Modern Language Association of America, and Rosemary G. Feal’s column on the association’s strategic planning.

Literary Studies in the Digital Age

Four new essays join Literary Studies in the Digital Age, the first born-digital open-access anthology to appear on MLA Commons. Edited by Kenneth M. Price and Ray Siemens, the collection aims to familiarize readers with tools and techniques used in digital literary studies. Readers are invited to activate their MLA Commons accounts (a benefit of… Read more »

Spring Newsletter Highlights

The Spring 2013 Newsletter is now available online. The issue includes 2012 election results, an article on the launch of MLA Commons, Rosemary G. Feal’s editor’s column on her return to Guatemala, and Marianne Hirsch’s president’s column on rethinking the MLA’s division and discussion group structure. Visit the From the Executive Director blog for an… Read more »

Winter 2012 Newsletter Now Online

The Winter 2012 MLA Newsletter is now available online. Read the issue for a report on the 2011–12 Job Information List, Michael Bérubé’s president’s column on how members can get more involved with the association, and Rosemary G. Feal’s editor’s column on “doing the humanities.”