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Compete for MLA Publication Prizes

Authors, editors, and publishers are invited to submit entries for MLA awards for outstanding work in languages, literatures, interdisciplinary studies, biography, and translation. The deadline for two prizes—the James Russell Lowell Prize and the MLA Prize for a First Book—is 1 March.

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Advocacy Alert: MLA on Academic Freedom

In the light of recent threats to institutions of higher education in Florida, the MLA maintains its stance on academic freedom and shared governance and urges administrators and faculty members to work together to uphold the integrity of academic freedom on all campuses. 

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MLA Webinars on the Public Humanities

MLA members are invited to attend two webinars
(9 and 21 March) on developing and sustaining projects in the public humanities and on changing how such projects are valued. Learn more and view previous MLA public humanities webinars.

MLA Summer Internships 

The MLA is hiring paid interns to assist with communications and outreach, meetings and events, and the MLA Bibliography for summer 2023. Tell your students to apply by 24 March!

Apply for MLA Bibliography Fellowships

The MLA seeks scholars in relevant fields who are interested in training as field bibliography fellows. Fellows will receive a stipend and a completion certificate. Apply by 15 March.


 MLA 2023 Recordings Available Online

There's still time to view presentations you may have missed at MLA 2023. Session recordings are available to convention registrants until mid-March. Click on the "virtual" icon on the meeting calendar to find sessions.


Essays: Collection on drag performance and queer community, due 1 Mar. 

Submissions: Oxford Handbook of African American Women’s Writing, due 1 Mar.

Essays: Special issue of the European Journal of American Studies, due 6 Mar.

Papers: Conference session on rethinking animal comparison, due 15 Mar.

Papers: Conference on translation, interpreting, and the platform economy, due 15 Mar.

Essays: Volume of Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americasdue 24 Mar.

Essays: Special issue of Cuadernos del Archivodue 31 Mar.

Submissions: Volume on Irish literature since modernism, due 31 Mar.

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Spivak Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

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MLA Members Awarded 2023 NEH Grants

Catherine Gunther Kodat

Kodat Named Provost and Dean at Marist



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