Posts Categorized: Member Resources and Links

Provide Feedback on Draft of Information-Literacy Document

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) invites MLA members to review the association’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and provide feedback on the draft by 15 July. The document is the work of a task force appointed to significantly revise the ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, first adopted… Read more »

New on MLA Commons: “On Mentoring Graduate Students of Color”

Members of the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color recently launched a new blog on MLA Commons. In the first post, “On Mentoring Graduate Students of Color,” the former committee members Marissa K. Lopez and Daniel Heath Justice discuss the site’s development and introduce two documents on mentorship. The site also features resources… Read more »

Competing for 2014 Publication Prize in Italian Literary Studies

The MLA Committee on Honors and Awards invites authors to compete for the association’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies. The prize, which has a 1 August deadline, is open to manuscripts that have been accepted for publication by not-for-profit presses that are members of the Association of… Read more »

Deadline for 2014 Membership Enrollment

The 2014 MLA membership enrollment period will come to a close on 30 June 2014. Members who have not yet renewed for 2014 can log in to renew their association membership. Nonmembers can join the association for 2014, and former members can reinstate their membership. If you become a member by 30 June, you will be able to register early for… Read more »

Contribute to MLA Volume on Foreign Language Teaching and the Environment

The volume Foreign Language Teaching and the Environment: Theory, Curricula, Institutional Structures, edited by Charlotte Melin, is now in development in the MLA Teaching Languages, Literatures, and Cultures series. Instructors with experience teaching sustainability and environmental humanities topics in language, literature, and culture courses are invited to read the call for essay proposals.

CSE Seal Awarded to Three New Editions

On 9 June 2014, the Committee on Scholarly Editions (CSE) awarded the CSE seal to three new editions: Willa Cather, Lucy Gayheart, edited by Guy Reynolds, David Porter, and Kari Ronning, with an introductory essay and notes by David Porter, to be published by the University of Nebraska Press; James Fenimore Cooper, Homeward Bound; or,… Read more »

Contribute to MLA Volumes Now in Development

The volumes Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler, edited by Tarshia L. Stanley; Approaches to Teaching Dante’s Divine Comedy, second edition, edited by Christopher Kleinhenz and Kristina Olson; and Approaches to Teaching the Works of Amitav Ghosh, edited by Gaurav Desai and John Hawley, are now in development in the MLA Approaches to Teaching… Read more »

2014 MLA Bibliography Fellowships

The MLA is pleased to announce that the 2014 MLA Bibliography fellowships have been awarded to six scholars who will serve as bibliographer fellows from 2014 to 2017. The MLA International Bibliography staff members work with over one hundred field bibliographers, from all parts of the world, who cover subject areas, journals, and languages that… Read more »

Deadline Extended for MLA Prize

The deadline for the Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize in Yiddish Studies has been extended to 6 June. English translations of Yiddish literary works published between 2010 and 2013 are eligible. Translators need not be members of the MLA. To enter a book into the competition, authors or publishers should send four copies and a… Read more »

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.