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Tina Lu

Results of the 2022 MLA Elections

Congratulations to all those elected to MLA offices! In balloting that closed on 10 December, members elected Tina Lu (Yale University) as second vice president. Lu will become MLA president in January 2025. David Damrosch, Stacey Lee Donohue, and Virginia Ramos were elected to the Executive Council. View the full election results.

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MLA Prizewinners Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 MLA publications prizes and the MLA-EBSCO information literacy prize. Prizewinners will be honored at the awards ceremony on 6 January during the MLA Annual Convention in San Francisco.

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Submit to “Writing with MLA Style”

The MLA seeks submissions of exemplary student research papers written in MLA style for a new resource, “Writing with MLA Style,” a collection of student essays to appear online. Learn more and invite your students to submit their essays by 19 January 2023.

Last Call to Volunteer at MLA 2023

Graduate students: volunteer at the 2023 MLA Annual Convention, taking place in San Francisco from 5 to 8 January, and attend the convention for free! Apply now.

Contribute to a Volume in Development

The MLA invites proposals for Teaching the American Essay, a volume in the MLA Options for Teaching series. Learn more and submit your abstract by 15 February 2023.


Convention Attendee Resources

If you are attending the 2023  MLA Annual Convention in San Francisco, check out our attendee resources page to get information on accessibility, logistics, and more!


Submissions: Humanities Review issue on the future of humanities scholarship, due 21 Dec.

Papers: Conference on the relationship between language and literature and conflict, due 31 Dec.

Submissions: The Georgetown Public Policy Review, due 8 Jan.

Submissions: Full Bleed issue on the intersection of the visual and literary arts, due 15 Jan.

Papers: Conference on orienting the self in the past, present, and future, due 29 Jan.

Essays: Volume on care ethics and disability theory, due 31 Jan.

Submissions: SANE Journal issue on comics studies, due 1 Feb.

Papers: Workshop on the histories of technology acceptance, due 10 Feb.

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Deborah Reisinger

France Honors Reisinger with Knighthood

Anne E. McCall

McCall Named President of College of Wooster

Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández

Guidotti-Hernández to Lead Mills Institute



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