MLA Newsletter Fall 2008

MLA NewsletterFall 2008

In This Issue

1

Report on the Job Information List, 2007–08

3

President's Column

Gerald Graff

Argument over information

5

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

Back-to-school special

11

Implementation of Revised MLA Documentation Style

BIBLIOGRAPHY

13

MLA International Bibliography
fellowships

BOOK NEWS

11

Forthcoming new edition of MLA
Handbook

13

Call for contributions to Approaches
series

13

Three new MLA titles published

COMMITTEES

15

MLA committee meetings, October 2008–June 2009

CONVENTION

7

MLA to meet in San Francisco for its 124th annual convention

8

Child care arrangements

8

Accommodations and services for persons with disabilities

8

Travel assistance for advanced graduate students

9

Travel assistance for non-tenure-track faculty members and for the unemployed

9

Travel assistance for regular and life members residing outside the United States and Canada

9

2008 convention invitation

9

Program available for members with visual impairments

9

Meeting times for allied organizations

10

Using the MLA Job Information Center

11

ADE- and ADFL-sponsored sessions for job candidates and interviewers

12

Calls for papers for the 2009 convention in Philadelphia

GOVERNANCE

2

2008 election ballot to be mailed

6

Request for comments on Delegate Assembly resolutions

7

Nominations for 2009 division executive committee elections

GRANTS AND PRIZES

14

Competition open for MLA book
awards

WEB SITE NEWS

2

2008 convention registration

Other News and Announcements

11

Updated MLA recommendations on salaries for entry-level, full-time, and part-time faculty members

14

Honorary members and fellows

15

Fellowships and grants deadlines

16

Upcoming MLA deadlines