Posts Categorized: Member Resources and Links

MLA Members Receive 2020 Guggenheim Fellowships

Congratulations to the seven MLA members among the winners of the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships announced in April 2020. The projects recognized include storytelling in a transmedia era, the history and theory of “sexual aim,” and the making and use over centuries of early modern fiction. Fellowships Guillermina De Ferrari, University of Wisconsin, Madison Field… Read more »

MLA Members Receive 2020 NEH Grants

Congratulations to the twenty-two MLA members who are among the winners of the National Endowment for the Humanities grants announced in April 2020. Their projects include the development of an online directory of libraries, museums, and archives containing sources on Hispanic history in the United States; the creation of a minor in future studies; the… Read more »

Suggestions Invited for PMLA Editor

The MLA is seeking a new editor of its flagship journal, PMLA. The term of the current editor, Wai Chee Dimock, ends in June 2021, and the new editor’s term, a three-year appointment, would begin 1 July 2021. Responsibilities include reviewing submissions, leading meetings of the editorial board, writing an editor’s column and selecting the… Read more »

Contribute to New MLA Volumes

The volume Approaches to Teaching the Poetry of Robert Frost, edited by Sean Heuston, is now in development in the MLA Approaches to Teaching World Lit­erature series. Instructors who have taught this work are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their experiences. Information about proposing an essay is available at the end of… Read more »

1 April Deadline for MLA Bibliography Fellowship Applications

The deadline to apply for a three-year field bibliography fellowship from the MLA International Bibliography is approaching! MLA field bibliographers examine scholarly materials and submit bibliographic and indexing information for citations in the bibliography. Open to all MLA members, including graduate students, the 2020 fellowships will run from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023…. Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Approaches Volume on the Works of Margaret Atwood

The volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Margaret Atwood, edited by Lauren Rule Maxwell, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature. Instructors who have taught Atwood’s works are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their experiences. Information about proposing an essay is available… Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Approaches Volume on the Works of Ralph Ellison

The volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Ellison, edited by Tracy Floreani, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature. Instructors who have taught Ellison’s works are encouraged to contribute to the volume by completing a survey about their experiences. Information about proposing an essay is available at… Read more »