Posts Categorized: Member Resources and Links

Connected Academics Proseminar Attracts Broad Interest

Nearly two hundred and fifty candidates applied for the MLA’s Connected Academics proseminar, a program offering twenty language and literature doctoral candidates and recent PhD recipients in the New York City area an opportunity to explore a range of career options. As the project’s coordinator, Stacy Hartman, writes in a recent blog post, applicants were… Read more »

Contribute to a New MLA Volume

You are invited to submit essay proposals for two new Options for Teaching volumes: Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English, edited by Janine Utell, and Teaching Young Adult Literature, edited by Karen Coats, Mike Cadden, and Roberta Seelinger Trites. You are also invited to answer a survey and submit essay proposals for Approaches to Teaching… Read more »

Join or Renew by 31 July

The 2015 MLA membership online enrollment period will come to a close on 31 July 2015. Members who have not yet renewed for 2015 can log in to renew today. Nonmembers can join the association for 2015, and former members can reinstate their membership. If you become a member by 31 July, you will be able to register early for the… Read more »

15 August Deadline for Proposals for MLA Symposium

Are you interested in participating in the MLA’s first conference outside the United States and Canada? Proposals for sessions at Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations (to be held in Düsseldorf from 23 to 25 June 2016) are due by 15 August. Organized in collaboration with the Heinrich Heine University, the symposium seeks to develop ways… Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Volume on Teaching Anglophone South Asian Women’s Writing

The volume Teaching Anglophone South Asian Women’s Writing, edited by Deepika Bahri and Filippo Menozzi, is now in development in the MLA Options for Teaching series. Instructors who have taught works in this area are encouraged to contribute to the volume. For more information, visit the volume’s MLA Commons site, where you can find a… Read more »

Resource Spotlight: Video Tutorials on Using the MLA International Bibliography

If you’re seeking resources for teaching research, the MLA’s video tutorial series on using the bibliography offers tips on searching, introductions to the MLA International Bibliography (available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian) and the MLA Directory of Periodicals, and guides to researching specific subject areas. Feel free to link to or embed tutorials in your syllabi or LibGuides. To keep up with… Read more »

Suggest Candidates for PMLA Editor by 15 July

The term of the current editor of PMLA, Simon Gikandi, ends in June 2016, and MLA members are invited to suggest candidates to serve as the next editor of the journal. The Executive Council subcommittee leading the search is seeking candidates who possess a wide range of intellectual interests, including a commitment to a variety… Read more »

Connected Academics Invites Applications for Proseminar in New York

During the 2015–16 academic year the MLA’s Connected Academics project will offer twenty language and literature doctoral candidates and recent PhD recipients in the New York City area an opportunity to participate in a proseminar dedicated to exploring multiple career options. Participants will learn how to use their teaching and research experience in a wide… Read more »

Participate in a Survey about Korean Literature

The MLA Publications Committee seeks to develop several new titles in Korean for the MLA Texts and Translations series and has appointed an editorial board of specialists in Korean for 2014–17. If you teach Korean texts or translations, the board would like your feedback about the materials you use. We hope you’ll take a few… Read more »