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Navigating AI in the Classroom

The MLA-CCCC Joint Task Force on Writing and AI has released its first working paper on the risks and benefits of generative AI for teachers and students. To learn more about navigating AI in the classroom, read the paper and join us for a free webinar, What AI Means for Teaching, on 26 July.

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MLA Statement on Affirmative Action Ruling

The MLA Executive Council has issued a statement critiquing the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on race-conscious admissions and reaffirming the MLA’s commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the academy and beyond. Read the statement.


New MLA Job List Report

A report on the jobs advertised in the MLA Job List for the 2020–21 and 2021–22 academic years is now available on the MLA website. Read the report, which details the steep decline and robust rebound in the number of positions in English and languages over this two-year period.

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MLA Annual Summer Book Sale

Searching for summer savings? Through 31 August, use the code MSUM23 to get 40% off paperbacks and 60% off hardcovers at the MLA bookstore. The sale excludes the MLA Handbook and variorum editions. Check out the annual sale and start saving now!

Select Your Primary Forum Affiliations 

Connect with colleagues in your fields of interest by choosing your primary forum affiliations. You’ll stay up to date on forum activities, including executive committee appointments.

Contribute to a New MLA Volume

Submit a proposal for a book in development titled Teaching Anglophone African Film. Learn more about suggested themes and submit abstracts by 30 November.


Guide to AI and Writing 

To learn about AI in relation to student writing and scholarship, check out this quick-start guide from the MLA-CCCC Joint Task Force, which offers resources and answers to questions about AI technologies.


Essays: Volume on the senses and memory, due 1 Aug.

Papers: NEPCA conference on film and history, due 1 Aug.

Papers: NITK conference on gender studies,
due 10 Aug.

Submissions: Special issue on saving the humanities, due 12 Aug.

Essays: Volume on Asian American writings on disasters, due 15 Aug.

Essays: Volume on AI in language, teaching, and assessment, due 31 Aug.

Papers: NeMLA annual convention on surplus, due 30 Sept.

Papers: International Hemingway Society conference, due 30 Sept.

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Brian Reed

Reed Reappointed Dean at U of Washington

Badia Ahad

Ahad Named Dean at Emory's Oxford College

Miriam L. Wallace

Wallace Named Dean at U of Illinois, Springfield



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