Posts Categorized: Member Resources and Links

MLA Books on Sale for 50% Off

Through 31 August, all cloth titles in the MLA bookstore are available at a 50% discount, excluding the Variorum series. The discount will be applied automatically at checkout. Please note that the member discount cannot be used on sale titles.

The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury Awarded CSE Seal

On 9 May 2014, the Committee on Scholarly Editions (CSE) awarded the CSE seal to The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: A Critical Edition, volume 2: 1943–1944, edited by Jonathan R. Eller. The volume will be published by Kent State University Press. The CSE serves as a clearinghouse for information about scholarly editing and editorial… Read more »

2014 ADE and ADFL Summer Seminars

Department chairs, directors of graduate or undergraduate studies, program directors, and other department leaders are invited to attend this year’s ADE and ADFL Summer Seminars to share information and to hear from colleagues with a range of perspectives on issues facing their departments and fields. The joint ADE-ADFL Seminar West will take place on 19–22 June… Read more »

Submissions Invited for Literary Studies in the Digital Age

The editors of Literary Studies in the Digital Age: An Evolving Anthology (published by the MLA in 2013) invite your participation in expanding this living collection and charting new directions in the field of digital literary studies. Please visit http://mla.hcommons.org/groups/dls-anthology/announcements/ to read instructions on submitting an essay, to comment on the present volume, and to make suggestions for future… Read more »

MLA Response to OpenSSL Vulnerability (Heartbleed Bug)

Recently, information was released concerning a vulnerability in OpenSSL, software that secures traffic between computers on the Web. As soon as we heard about this vulnerability, known as “Heartbleed,” we took action to assess and patch MLA systems. The servers that power mla.org, ade.org, and adfl.org use an older version of OpenSSL that is not… Read more »

Upcoming MLA Prize Competitions

The MLA Committee on Honors and Awards invites authors and editors to compete for the association’s publication awards. There are eleven awards with a 1 May deadline, including the MLA Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project and the MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages. Information on all of the MLA… Read more »

Two Volumes in Development on MLA Commons

The MLA’s office of scholarly communication is exploring a new mode of book development using the MLA Commons platform and is excited to announce two new volumes in progress: Teaching Modern British and American Satire, edited by Evan Davis and Nicholas D. Nace, is in development in the MLA Options for Teaching series. Visit the group Teaching Modern British and American… Read more »

Grant Awarded for the Development of Humanities CORE

The MLA and Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ Center for Digital Research and Scholarship are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $60,000 start-up grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to begin development of Humanities Commons Open Repository Exchange, or Humanities CORE. Humanities CORE will connect a library-quality repository for sharing, discovering,… Read more »

Encourage Your Representatives to Support the Humanities

The National Humanities Alliance asks MLA members to encourage their representatives in Congress to sign letters to preserve funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). By signing House and Senate “Dear Colleague” letters, your representatives can demonstrate their support for the NEH to congressional appropriations committees. The deadline for representatives to sign the… Read more »