Fall 2006 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterFall 2006

In This Issue

3 President's ColumnMarjorie PerloffThe poetry-sound initiative: A convention preview
5 Editor's ColumnRosemary G. FealThe MLA annual convention: Meeting members' needs in the twenty-first century
BIBLIOGRAPHY
14 MLA International Bibliography
fellowships
BOOK NEWS
13 Call for essay proposals for MLA volume Teaching Anglophone Caribbean Literature
13 Call for contributions in Approaches series
14 Three new MLA titles published
COMMITTEES
12 MLA committee meetings, October 2006-June 2007
CONVENTION
1 MLA to meet in Philadelphia for its 122nd annual convention
8 Program available for members with visual impairments
8 Meeting times for allied organizations
8 Travel assistance for advanced graduate students
9 2006 convention invitation
9 ADE- and ADFL-sponsored sessions for job candidates and interviewers
9 Travel grant for part-time and contingent non-tenure-track faculty members and for the unemployed
10 Using the MLA Job Information Center
11 Accommodations and services for persons with disabilities
11 Child care arrangements
11 Calls for papers for 2007 convention in Chicago
GOVERNANCE
6 2006 election ballot to be mailed
7 Nominations for 2007 division executive committee elections
7 Executive Council meeting highlights
8 Request for comments on Delegate Assembly resolution
GRANTS AND PRIZES
15 Competition open for MLA book awards
16 ADE Francis Andrew March Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession presented to Jacqueline Jones Royster
17 Christopher Kleinhenz receives the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession
PMLA
13 Electronic PMLA
13 Microsoft Word tagging may affect anonymity in peer review
MLA WEB SITE NEWS
2 Web site redesign
Other News and Announcements
13 Updated MLA recommendations on salaries for entry-level, full-time, and part-time faculty members
14 MLA policy on membership mailing-list rentals
16 MLA fund subsidizes dues
18 Correspondence
19 Classified advertisements
19 Fellowships and grants deadlines
19 MLA Newsletter mailing options for
members
20 Upcoming MLA deadlines