Spring 2008 Newsletter

MLA NewsletterSpring 2008

In This Issue

1

Phyllis Franklin Award for Public
Advocacy of the Humanities Presented to Richard J. Franke

3

President's Column

Gerald Graff

Assessment changes everything

5

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

"Tan cerca de Dios": Survival Poqomchi

7

2007 Election Results

BIBLIOGRAPHY

29

MLA International Bibliography
fellowships

BOOK NEWS

30

Four new MLA titles published

31

Call for contributions to Approaches series

CONVENTION

8

Department chair's hotel reservations

8

Calls for papers for 2008 convention in San Francisco

GOVERNANCE

6

Membership ratification vote

7

Delegate Assembly parliamentarian sought

7

Summary of Delegate Assembly actions in Chicago

GRANTS AND PRIZES

1

Winners of MLA prizes announced

MEETINGS

29

2008 ADE Summer Seminars

29

2008 ADFL Summer Seminars

WEB SITE NEWS

2

Online forums launched

Other News and Announcements

30

Correspondence

31

Fellowships and grants deadlines

31

Classified advertisements

32

Upcoming MLA deadlines