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MLA Newsletter
Fall 2005

In This Issue

3 President's Column
Domna C. Stanton
The paradox of academic freedom
6 Editors Column
Rosemary G. Feal
"There has to be something the MLA can do": Supporting adjunct faculty members and unemployed members
12 Suggestions Invited for PMLA Editor
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
15 Field bibliographers invited
 
BOOK NEWS
11 Call for essay proposals for Options for Teaching volume
11 Two new MLA titles to be published
12 Call for contributions in Approaches series
 
COMMITTEES
12 MLA committee meetings, October 2005May 2006
 
CONVENTION
1 MLA to meet in Washington for its 121st annual convention
7 2005 convention invitation
7 Job clinic on business, government, and
not-for-profit careers
7 Travel assistance for advanced graduate students
8 Program available for members with visual impairments
8 Workshop on negotiating for women to be conducted at the Washington convention
8 ADE- and ADFL-sponsored sessions for job candidates and interviewers
8 Accommodations and services for persons with disabilities
9 Using the MLA Job Information Center
10 Child care arrangements
10 Meeting times for allied organizations
10 Calls for papers for 2006 convention in New Orleans
 
GOVERNANCE
5 2005 election ballot to be mailed
7 Nominations for 2006 division executive committee elections
 
GRANTS AND PRIZES
13 Michael Katz receives the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession
13 ADE Francis Andrew March Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession presented to James Slevin
14 Competition open for MLA book awards
 
MLA WEB SITE NEWS
2 Convention registration
 
PMLA
11 Professional Notes and Forthcoming Meetings moving from print to Web
12 Electronic PMLA
 
Other News and Announcements
5 Letters on members' teaching awards sought
14 MLA fund subsidizes dues
14 Scholar rescue fund
14 Honorary members and fellows
14 MLA policy on mailing-list rentals
15 Updated MLA recommendations on salaries for entry-level, full-time, and part-time faculty members
15 Classified advertisements
15 Fellowships and grants deadlines
16 Upcoming MLA deadlines

 

 
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