Are you looking for data about language study? Interested in compensation recommendations for faculty members? The MLA provides information, guidelines, and policy statements to support the work of its members and to communicate that work to the public.


As part of its mission, the MLA advocates on behalf of students and teachers and provides resources to those seeking information about language study, scholarly publishing, the academic workforce, and much more. Learn more about the MLA’s advocacy efforts.


Visit the MLA’s career center if you’re looking for a position, posting a job ad, applying for a grant, competing for an MLA prize, or seeking advice about your career.


Through its offices and committees, the MLA produces data, reports, guidelines, and recommendations about the study and teaching of languages and literatures—from a map of where languages are spoken and taught across the United States to guidelines on faculty compensation to advice about scholarly publishing. Find out more.