Profession, the MLA’s online journal about the fields of modern languages and literatures as a profession, covers current intellectual, curricular, and institutional issues as well as relevant public policy debates. Essays selected for the journal can be read with interest and profit by many, if not all, MLA members.

Articles selected by the editorial collective will be published online throughout the year and made available to all for free. An annual e-book will also be available. Submissions of 1,000 to 4,000 words may be sent in a format compatible with Microsoft Word to

E-books of the 2011–13 issues of Profession are available for free.