Summer 2008 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterSummer 2008

In This Issue

1

New ADE Report on Staffing

3

President's Column

Gerald Graff

Bringing writing in from the cold

5

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

From the halls of academe to Capitol Hill: Why lobby?

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2

How to be included in the MLA
International Bibliography

BOOK NEWS

13

Three new MLA titles

COMMITTEES

14

MLA committee meetings, September 2008–May 2009

CONVENTION

12

2008 convention interview suites

13

2008 convention invitations

GOVERNANCE

2

Open discussion during 2008 Delegate
Assembly meeting

6

Nominations for 2008 MLA elections

11

New division executive committee
members

GRANTS AND PRIZES

13

MLA graduate student travel grants

13

Convention travel grants for non-tenure-track faculty members and unemployed members

MEETINGS

14

2008 ADFL Summer Seminars

15

2008 ADE Summer Seminars

PMLA

6

PMLA special topic: Celebrity, fame,
notoriety

WEB SITE NEWS

2

2008 convention registration

Other News and Announcements

2

Nominations invited for honorary members
and fellows

14

Classified advertisements

15

Fellowships and grants deadlines

16

Upcoming MLA deadlines