Posts Categorized: Member Resources and Links

MLA Members Named National Humanities Center Residential Fellows

Among this year’s National Humanities Center Fellows are seven members of the Modern Language Association. Each fellow will work on individual research and will have the opportunity to share ideas in seminars, lectures, and conferences at the center. The MLA commends them for their contribution to humanistic scholarship. Donnelley Family Fellowship John Levi Barnard, University of Illinois,… Read more »

The MLA Will Partner with Cambridge University Press to Publish PMLA

The MLA is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement for Cambridge University Press to publish the association’s flagship journal, PMLA. Cambridge University Press, a part of the University of Cambridge, is the oldest publishing house in the world.  The publisher of 350 research journals, the press works to further the university’s mission… Read more »

Honoring MLA Bibliography Fellows

The MLA International Bibliography congratulates the 2019 Fellowship Award recipients: Melissa E. Johnson, assistant director of reference and education services, Augusta University Sheila A. Monnet, consultant, retired The fellows, who have contributed to the bibliography from 2016 to 2019, will be awarded a certificate of accomplishment and a check for $500 during the 2020 MLA… Read more »

Contribute to an MLA Approaches Volume on Shakespeare’s Macbeth

The volume Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s Macbeth, edited by David J. Baker and Elizabeth Dixon, is now in development in the MLA series Approaches to Teaching World Literature. 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… Read more »

2019 Prizewinners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the eighteen 2019 MLA publication prize competitions. The publication prizes will be awarded in a ceremony on 11 January at the 2020 MLA Annual Convention in Seattle. The ceremony, which will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Sheraton Grand Seattle, is open to the public.

Contribute to New MLA Volumes

The volume Approaches to Teaching Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give, edited by Brigitte Fielder and Edith Campbell, 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… Read more »

A Digital Future for the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare

The MLA is excited to announce that the Center of Digital Humanities Research at Texas A&M University (TAMU) will be the new home of the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare (NVS) series. Texas A&M will make the NVS editions openly available to scholars on a richly resourced, fully networked digital platform and will become the… Read more »

Contribute to New MLA Volumes

The volumes Approaches to Teaching the Works of James Baldwin, edited by Rich Blint, and Approaches to Teaching the Harry Potter Novels, edited by Cecilia Konchar Farr and Tréza Rosado, are now in development in the MLA Approaches to Teaching World Lit­erature series. Instructors who have taught these works are encouraged to contribute to the volumes… Read more »