- Published: 2010
- ISBN: 9781603291019 (Paperback)
This issue of Profession contains Catherine Porter’s introduction to her Presidential Forum (held at the 2009 MLA convention) and the essays of forum participants Emily Apter, Sandra Bermann, Tom Conley, Verena Conley, Jonathan Culler, Brett de Bary, Peggy Kamuf, Marjorie Perloff, Naoki Sakai, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and Lawrence Venuti. The issue also features a section on disability and language. Introduced by Petra Kuppers, the section includes essays by Michael Bérubé, Kristen Harmon, and Margaret Price. The issue’s other essays are by Marjorie Garber, Katie Hogan, Michelle Massé, Linda Ray Pratt, James P. Purdy, Sidonie Smith, Jennifer Summit, Joyce R. Walker, Lesley Wheeler, and Tara Williams.