Winter 2002 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterWinter 2002

In This Issue

1

A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff receives
Lifetime Achievement Award

3

President's Column

Stephen Greenblatt

"Keep Us Informed"

5

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

Foreign language study: World needs, now

BIBLIOGRAPHY

13

How to be included in the MLA International
Bibliography

BOOK NEWS

11

Three new MLA titles published

COMMITTEES

12

Committee on the Status of Graduate Students
in the Profession: A statement and introduction

CONVENTION

2

Program issue for members with visual
impairments

7

New York, New York

7

Accommodations and services for persons with
disabilities

7

Recommendations for session presiders

7

Audio- and videotaping guidelines for convention sessions

8

New discussion group holds organizational
meeting

9

2003 calendar of dates and deadlines for special sessions

9

Calls for papers for 2003 convention in
San Diego

11

Deadline changes for membership and session
proposals for the 2003 annual convention

11

Forum proposals welcome

Job Service at the Convention

6

Registration still available for annual job clinic

8

Preconvention workshops and mock job
interviews

8

Important information about the Job
Information Center

GOVERNANCE

2

Elections committee seeks candidates

4

Proposals for the 2002 Delegate Assembly agenda meeting

GRANTS AND PRIZES

4

Andrea Lunsford to receive the ADE Frances
Andrew March Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

13

Heidi Byrnes to receive the ADFL Award for
Distinguished Service to the Profession

MEETINGS

4

NEH institutes and seminars

13

2003 ADE Summer Seminars

14

2003 ADFL Summer Seminars

2

MLA WEB SITE NEWS

Other News and Announcements

2

What's the Word? use by students and teachers

4

Profession 2003 call for papers

6

ADE and ADFL online job counseling

12

ARL task force invites input on the special
collections agenda

14

Findings from the MLA's 2000-01 survey of
PhD placement

14

Statement of Ownership

15

Classified advertisements

15

Fellowships and grants deadlines

16

Upcoming MLA deadlines