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Webinar on Educational Gag Orders

Join representatives of PEN America and the AAUP for this free MLA webinar about current efforts to stifle academic freedom and what you can do to fight back. The webinar will be hosted by the MLA's executive director, Paula Krebs, on 21 June at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Register now.

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Join Us for the MAPS Leadership Institute

Discover tools and strategies that will help you lead! Don't miss the MLA Academic Program Services Leadership Institute, sponsored by EBSCO Information Services, taking place online from 27 to 30 June. Learn more and register now.

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Participate in Humanities in Five 

Humanities in Five panels, which will take place at the 2023 MLA Annual Convention, challenge scholars to present their research to a wider audience using language accessible to the general public—in five minutes. Submit a proposal by 20 August to participate in these sessions.

ADE-ADFL Book Club for Program Leaders

Save the date! MAPS members are invited to join us on 15 September for the first ADE-ADFL book club for program leaders. Registration opens in early August.

Apply for an MLA Humanities Innovation Grant

Every year, the MLA awards $3,000 grants to support courses and programs that build enrollments and revitalize student interest in the humanities. Learn more.


Job List Blog for PhDs

Are you a PhD exploring a range of career options? Check out the MLA Job List blog for articles offering tips and advice, like this one on user experience research jobs, as well as valuable information on résumés, transferable skills, and more.


Papers: The View from the Anthropocene conference, due 30 June

Submissions: Special issue on acceleration and pandemic-era pedagogy, due 30 June

Essays: Book about representations of women vigilantes and outlaws, due 15 July

Papers: Conference on accumulation and excess, due 15 July

Submissions: Special issue on transdisciplinarity at HBCUs, due 1 Aug.

Essays: Volume on global literature and culture in the Romantic era, due 1 Aug.

Submissions: Special issue of The Hemingway Reviewdue 15 Aug.

Essays: Book titled Travels to North America: Imagining Pre-Columbian Contact, due 1 Sept.

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