Spring 2006 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterSpring 2006

In This Issue

1

Phyllis Franklin Award for Public Advocacy of the Humanities Presented to William G. Bowen

3

President's Column

Marjorie Perloff

"Creative writing" among the disciplines

5

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

Language requirements and the English PhD: "A gesture of interest"?

6

2005 Election Results

BIBLIOGRAPHY

27

MLA Bibliography fellowships

BOOK NEWS

24

New Approaches title and new edition to be published

24

Call for contributions in Approaches series

24

Call for essay proposals for volume Teaching Literature and Law

25

Call for essay proposals for volume Teaching Film

25

Call for essay proposals for volume Teaching Early Modern Literature from the Archives

25

Call for essay proposals for volume Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century

CONVENTION

7

Department chairs' hotel reservations

7

Calls for papers for 2006 convention in Philadelphia

GOVERNANCE

6

Membership ratification vote

26

Summary of Delegate Assembly actions in
Washington, DC

GRANTS AND PRIZES

1

Winners of MLA prizes announced

MEETINGS

26

2006 ADE Summer Seminars

27

2006 ADFL Summer Seminars

Other News and Announcements

27

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

27

Fellowships and grants deadlines

28

Upcoming MLA deadlines