Winter 2008 Table of Contents

MLA NewsletterWinter 2008

In This Issue

1 René Girard Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
3 President's ColumnGerald GraffHow 'bout that Wordsworth!
5 Editor's ColumnRosemary G. FealThe MLA convention aims for a C plus: Critical conversations, community connections, and competitive collaborations
14 Field bibliographers invited
11 Call for contributions to Approaches
13 Four new MLA titles published
7 Annual convention in San Francisco
7 Convention to focus on how we
teach now
7 Audio- and videotaping guidelines for sessions
8 Recommendations for session presiders
8 Program issue for members with visual impairments
9 Accommodations and services for persons with disabilities
9 Calls for papers for 2009 convention in Philadelphia
11 2009 calendar of dates and deadlines for special sessions
11 Submit calls for papers online
11 Forum proposals welcome for 2009 convention
Job Service at the Convention
8 Important information about the Job Information Center
9 Preconvention workshops and sessions about job seeking
2 Elections committee seeks candidates
2 Suggest yourself or another member for a committee appointment
6 Proposals for the 2008 Delegate Assembly meeting agenda
12 ADE Francis Andrew March Award presented to David Bartholomae
13 Renate Schulz receives the ADFL Award
for Distinguished Service to the Profession
12 2009 ADE Summer Seminars
13 2009 ADFL Summer Seminars
2 List of San Francisco convention sessions available online
Other News and Announcements
2 Ideas for What's the Word?
12 ADE and ADFL online job counseling
14 Profession 2009 call for papers
15 Fellowships and grants deadlines
16 Upcoming MLA deadlines