Winter 2004 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterWinter 2004

In This Issue

2

MLA Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion Invites Information from Faculty Members

3

President's Column

Robert Scholes

Who are we? Where are we? What is to be done?

4

Editor's Column

Rosemary G. Feal

Scaring (up) "foreign" language speakers: One hundred years of multitude

BIBLIOGRAPHY

14

How to be included in the MLA International Bibliography

BOOK NEWS

11

Three new MLA titles published

COMMITTEES

12

Committee on the Literatures of People of Color publishes Guidelines for Good Practice

CONVENTION

1

Philadelphia convention

7

Recommendations for session presiders

7

Accommodations and services for persons
with disabilities

8

Program issue for members with visual
impairments

8

Audio- and videotaping guidelines for convention sessions

9

2005 calendar of dates and deadlines for
special sessions

9

Calls for papers for 2005 convention in
Washington, DC

11

Forum proposals welcome

Job Service at the Convention

7

Preconvention workshops and mock job
interviews

7

Registration still available for annual job clinic on business, government, and not-for-profit careers

8

Important information about the Job
Information Center

GOVERNANCE

5

Elections committee seeks candidates

6

Proposals for 2004 Delegate Assembly
meeting agenda

GRANTS AND PRIZES

12

Mahmoud Al-Batal receives the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

12

ADE Frances Andrew March Award presented to Phyllis Franklin

MEETINGS

13

2005 ADE Summer Seminars

13

2005 ADFL Summer Seminars

MLA WEB SITE NEWS

2

Philadelphia convention sessions available
online

Other News and Announcements

2

Ideas for What's the Word?

2

ADE and ADFL online job counseling

5

Profession 2005 call for papers

15

Fellowships and grants deadlines

15

Statement of ownership

16

Upcoming MLA deadlines