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Organize a Session for MLA 2024! 

Don't miss the opportunity to organize a session for the 2024 MLA convention, which will take place in Philadelphia from 4 to 7 January. Submit your session proposal or program copy by 1 April. To participate in a proposed session, browse or search the calls for papers.

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Take the AI Task Force Survey

Take this survey, created by the MLA and CCCC joint task force, about the pedagogical implications of AI and ChatGPT. Tell us about the concerns you have, the opportunities you envision, and what resources you'd find helpful in navigating this technology in the classroom.

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MLA Regional Teaching Institutes

Part-time and full-time instructors at access-oriented institutions and doctoral students working in English and related fields can apply for the 2023 MLA summer institutes on reading and writing pedagogy. Learn more and apply by 31 March


Submit an Innovation Room Proposal

The Language and Literature Program Innovation Room at the 2024 MLA convention creates a space for faculty members and teacher-scholars in modern languages and related humanities disciplines to share innovative curricular thinking. Learn more and apply by 1 May.

Nominations for Scholarly Achievement Award

MLA members can nominate distinguished association members for the 2023 MLA Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement. Nominations must be received by 22 March.

Last Chance to Apply for MLA Internships!

The MLA is hiring paid summer interns to assist with communications, meetings and events, bibliographic indexing, and more. Tell your students to apply by 24 March!


CAFPRR Report on Academic Freedom

Read the committee's first annual report, which denounces efforts by state legislatures to erode academic freedom by restricting what can be taught and discussed in classrooms.


Essays: Collection titled (Re)Imagining Feminisms at the Atlantic Edge, due 31 Mar.

Submissions: Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, open deadline

Essays: Volume on The Princess Bride as a cultural icon, due 1 Apr.

Submissions: Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literatureopen deadline

Essays: Book about homemaking through photography, due 15 Apr.

Papers: Conference on medieval and early modern Spanish literature, due 15 Apr.

Papers: Conference on the intersection of language and video games, due 30 Apr.

Essays: Book on policy and politics in the People's Republic of China, due 1 May

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Susan Stanford Friedman Remembered

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Duane Is Humanities Institute Director



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