Making Recommendations for the MLA Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement
First presented in 1996 and scheduled to be presented every three years thereafter, this award honors the lifetime scholarly achievement of a distinguished member of the association. The 2017 MLA Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement will be presented at the 2018 convention. The Committee on Honors and Awards, with the assistance of the LSA Review Committee, will recommend names for consideration by the Executive Council.
Members who would like to recommend individuals for consideration should write letters that include the full name and mailing address of the proposed candidate and a statement of the candidate's scholarly achievement. Letters should be addressed to the Review Committee for the MLA Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement and must arrive at the headquarters office by 31 January 2017.
All suggestions, endorsements, and solicitations of comment on persons proposed for the award will be strictly confidential.
of this prize.