Fall 2003 Newsletter Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterFall 2003

In This Issue

3 President's ColumnMary Louise PrattThe new humanities
4 Nominations Sought for Director of
Foreign Language Programs
5 Editor's ColumnRosemary G. FealEnglish, foreign languages, and interdisciplinarity: Encounter on Mount Baldy
BIBLIOGRAPHY
12 Field bibliographers invited
BOOK NEWS
12 Call for contributions and ideas for Options for Teaching series
13 Call for suggestions for the series Approaches to Teaching World Literature
13 Call for contributions in Approaches series
13 Contributions and ideas sought for Teaching
North American Environmental Literature
14 Three new MLA titles published
14 Call for proposals in new series
COMMITTEES
12 MLA committee meetings, October 2003-May 2004
CONVENTION
1 MLA members to meet in San Diego
8 Accommodations and services for
persons with disabilities
8 Child care arrangements
8 Program available for members with visual
impairments
8 Job clinic on business, government, and
not-for-profit careers
8 Meeting times for allied organizations
9 Using the MLA Job Information Center
9 2003 convention invitation
10 ADE- and ADFL-sponsored sessions for
job candidates and interviewers
10 Travel assistance for advanced graduate students
11 Calls for papers for 2004 convention in
Philadelphia
GOVERNANCE
7 Request for comments on Delegate Assembly
resolution
7 Nominations for 2004 division
executive committee elections
7 2003 election ballot is in the mail
GRANTS AND PRIZES
14 Competition open for MLA book awards
PMLA
13 Electronic PMLA
13 PMLA special topic: The history of the book and the idea of literature
WEB SITE NEWS
2 New features for members at MLA Web site
Other News and Announcements
4 Online job applications
4 Conference on disability studies
4 Letters on members' teaching awards sought
7 Honorary members and fellows
15 Classified advertisements
15 MLA policy on membership mailing-list rentals
15 Fellowships and grants deadlines
16 Upcoming MLA deadlines