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MLA News 5h
New opportunity to participate in : Did something significant happen (in your field, in higher education, in the world, etc.) after 1 April that would make a great MLA convention session? Propose a session on it by 9 September.
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MLA News Aug 20
28 August: Attend a free webinar on writing cover letters for the academic job market, brought to you by the Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Humanities (). Register:
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MLA News Aug 20
Think you can present your research to a general audience in five minutes our less? Then apply to participate in the Humanities in Five panel by 9 September!
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Paula Krebs Aug 15
Recent issues of Profession have tackled contingent labor, academic freedom, public humanities. . Working now on decolonizing the curriculum/department/classroom/profession. 2000-4000 words to Profession@mla.org
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MLA News Aug 15
Replying to @ColleenDerkatch
Absolutely. It covers reimbursement and the hiring calendar. For a full description, check out the last job seeker FAQ at .
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MLA News Aug 15
Yes, the list, which used to close for a few weeks at the end of the summer, is now open year-round. We anticipate that most jobs will be posted around the same time, though. And jobs will be added within a day or two of being submitted rather than on a weekly basis. Thanks!
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MLA News Aug 13
Are you preparing your courses for the fall semester? Check out the CORE Repository's collection, which houses over 200 different for you to download!
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MLA News Aug 12
explores what it would mean to have a journal dedicated to applied humanities research.
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MLA News Aug 9
How an innovative film festival, a project on company towns, and a new approach to language teaching connect humanities scholars and the public. Contributions from @fiddlerseggs, Laura Anh Williams, William Nichols, M. Catherine Jonet, :
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MLA News Aug 8
Propose an essay on the role of English departments outside the Anglosphere for a new MLA volume edited by Ashley Squires and Myles Chilton. Deadline 15 Sept.
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MLA News Aug 8
Safeguard your syllabi, research, and intellectual property with these information security tips from Profession specifically tailored to academics.
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MLA News Aug 7
It's ✨CORE DAY✨ for the Workshop! Sitting on a conference paper, publication, syllabus, blog post, or any other scholarly material that you've been meaning to upload to CORE but haven't gotten around to it yet? Today's the day! Join us:
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MLA News Aug 7
Get 35% off MLA backlist titles with the code BACKLIST35. Hurry! Sale ends 31 August!
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MLA News Aug 6
In 2004 Toni Morrison spoke to MLA convention attendees about "The Future of the Humanities in a Fragmented World." How much we will miss her voice in 2019.
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MLA News Aug 6
🎉 alert! Day 2 focuses on groups... Not exactly sure how to make HC groups work for you? Looking for more scholars to connect with online? Join our discussion as we work to refresh our digital presence:
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MLA News Aug 5
The second round of the Workshop has begun! Join us: On Day 1, we're updating our profiles and discussing HC profiles and what it takes to maintain a strong digital presence.
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MLA News Jul 8
Have an idea for an innovative humanities course? Apply for an MLA grant to help make it happen!
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MLA News Aug 2
Get tips to engage your students in active listening (which leads to improved understanding and communication)!
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MLA News Aug 1
If you're teaching lit or writing this fall, check out the MLA Bibliography’s free online course on using databases to do research. Students can earn badges for each section and for completing the course!
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MLA News Aug 1
How and why graduate programs should prepare students to teach in a variety of contexts--read Ellen Carillo in the latest issue of Profession.
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