Posts Categorized: Member Resources and Links

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.

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 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,, and 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 »