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Biennial Prizes with Competitions in 2015

For detailed announcements of these awards, click on the prize name below or call or write the MLA, 26 Broadway, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10004-1789 (646 576-5141; fax: 646 458-0030; awards@mla.org).
Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For a work in the fields of language, culture, literacy, or literature with strong application to the teaching of languages other than English.
Eligibility: Books published in 2013 or 2014; authors need not be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.


Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding edition of letters. Editions may be in single or multiple volumes.
Eligibility: At least one volume must have been published in 2013 or 2014; editors need not be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.
This prize has been endowed by Morton N. Cohen.


Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding translation into English of a book-length work of literary history, literary criticism, philology, or literary theory.
Eligibility: Books published in 2013 or 2014; translators need not be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.
This prize has been endowed by the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Endowment Fund.


Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding scholarly work on the linguistics or literatures of the Slavic languages.
Eligibility: Books published in 2013 or 2014; authors need not be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.
This prize has been endowed by the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Endowment Fund.


Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding scholarly work on any phase of Italian literature or culture or comparative literature involving Italian.
Eligibility: Books must be published in 2014; authors must be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.
This prize has been endowed by the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Endowment Fund.


MLA Prize for a Scholarly Edition
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding scholarly edition. Editions may be in single or multiple volumes.
Eligibility: At least one volume must have been published in 2013 or 2014; editors need not be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.


Lois Roth Award
Deadline: 1 April 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding translation into English of a book-length literary work.
Eligibility: Translations published in 2014; translators need not be members of the MLA.
Copies required: Six, plus 12–15 pages of text in original language.
This prize has been endowed by the Lois Roth Endowment.

Note: The Lois Roth Award for a translation of a literary work is given each odd-numbered year, while the Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Literary Work is given each even-numbered year. Each competition is open to translations published in the year preceding the year in which the award is given. Definitions and criteria are the same for both awards.


MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies
Deadline: 1 May 2015.
Definition: For an outstanding scholarly study in any language of United States Latina and Latino or Chicana and Chicano literature or culture.
Eligibility: Books published in 2013 or 2014; authors must be current members of the MLA.
Copies required: Four.



 

 
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