Spring 2004 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterSpring 2004

In This Issue

1

First Phyllis Franklin Award for
Public Advocacy of the Humanities
Presented to Senator Kennedy

3

President's Column

Robert Scholes

Fallibility, freedom, and
this spinning world

3

2003 Election Results

4

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

"All languages are up": A look at foreign
language enrollments today

5

MLA's Fall 2002 Survey Shows
Increase in Foreign Language Enrollments

30

Committee on Information
Technology Issues Statement on Electronic Publishing

BOOK NEWS

28

Call for contributions in World Literatures
Reimagined series

28

Call for contributions in Approaches series

29

Two new MLA titles published

COMMITTEES

29

Teaching languages, literatures, and cultures: An invitation

CONVENTION

7

What makes a successful special-session
proposal?

7

Department chairs' hotel reservations

8

Calls for papers for 2004 convention in
Philadelphia

GOVERNANCE

6

Summary of Delegate Assembly actions in
San Diego

6

Membership ratification vote

GRANTS AND PRIZES

1

Winners of MLA prizes announced

MEETINGS

30

2004 ADFL Summer Seminars: At the interface
of chairing--vision and management

31

2004 ADE Summer Seminars for departmental
administrators

MLA WEB SITE NEWS

2

Registration for Disability Studies
Conference

Other News and Announcements

31

Fellowships and grants deadlines

32

Upcoming MLA deadlines