Summer 2003 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterSummer 2003

In This Issue

3

President's Column

Mary Louise Pratt

Waking to the dinosaur

5

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

Trends in faculty staffing and the future of the academic workforce

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1

Field bibliography fellowships

BOOK NEWS

16

Three new MLA titles published

16

Corrections incorporated into fourth printing of Lettres d'une Péruvienne

COMMITTEES

6

Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity and
Tolerance

18

MLA committee meetings, September 2003-May 2004

CONVENTION

15

2003 interview-suite arrangements

15

2003 convention invitations

GOVERNANCE

2

Handling of ballot mailing to change

4

General discussion during 2003 Delegate Assembly meeting

4

Resolutions and "documented background material"

7

Executive Council meeting highlights

8

Nominations for 2003 MLA elections

13

New division executive committee members

GRANTS AND PRIZES

15

MLA graduate student travel grant

MEETINGS

17

2003 ADFL Summer Seminars

17

2003 ADE Summer Seminars

2

MLA WEB SITE NEWS

PMLA

16

Marianne Hirsch appointed as new editor
of PMLA

Other News and Announcements

16

Nominations invited for honorary memberships and fellowships

18

Classified advertisements

19

Fellowships and grants deadlines

20

Upcoming MLA deadlines