Fall 2002 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterFall 2002

In This Issue

3 President's ColumnStephen GreenblattThe MLA in the world
5 Editor's ColumnRosemary G. FealTransitions to a new community
13 Suggestions Invited for PMLA Editor
17 Developing Recommendations on
Scholarly Publishing
BIBLIOGRAPHY
12 Field bibliographers invited
BOOK NEWS
12 Two new MLA titles published
12 Contributions and suggestions invited for
Options for Teaching volume
12 Suggestions sought for Texts and
Translations series
12 Call for contributions for Options for
Teaching volume
13 Call for contributions in Approaches series
13 Call for contributions to Integrating Literature and Writing in First-Year English
COMMITTEES
4 MLA committee meetings, October 2002-May 2003
14 Committee on diversity and tolerance
collects information and debates terms
CONVENTION
1 2002 MLA Annual Convention in New York
2 2002 convention invitation
6 Using the MLA Job Information Center
6 Program avalable for members with visual
impairments
7 ADE- and ADFL-sponsored sessions for job
candidates and interviewers
7 Travel assistance for advanced
graduate students
7 Job clinic on business, government, and
not-for-profit careers
7 Meeting times for allied organizations
8 Accommodations and services for persons
with disabilities
8 Child care arrangements
8 Calls for papers for 2003 convention in
San Diego
GOVERNANCE
10 Executive Council meeting highlights
14 Nominations for 2003 division executive
committee elections
15 Request for comments on Delegate Assembly
resolutions
15 2002 election ballot is in the mail
18 New divisions and discussion groups
GRANTS AND PRIZES
16 Competition open for MLA book awards
16 Phyllis Franklin Award for Public Advocacy
of the Humanities
2 MLA WEB SITE NEWS
PMLA
13 PMLA special topic: On Poetry
Other News and Announcements
4 Association of Advisors of English
4 Letters on members' teaching awards sought
13 Request from the American Association of
University Professors
16 MLA fund subsidizes dues
17 Members' comments invited on
NRC rankings
18 Correspondence
18 Corrections to Directory Listings
18 Honorary members and fellows
19 MLA policy on membership
mailing-list rentals
19 Classified advertisements
19 Fellowship and grants deadlines
20 Upcoming MLA deadlines