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MLA News Dec 14
Please join us for a Twitter chat on scholarly communication and open peer review, the week after ! Tune in to , moderated by and ! More details attached.
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MLA News Dec 12
If you teach literature, consider joining the MLA Commons Teaching of Literature group. There you will find relevant CFPs, CORE uploads, and networking opportunities:
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MLA News Dec 12
Have you been meaning to make time to try out ? Will you be at ? If so, you're in luck–– guru will be there. Join her for a pop up session in the Career Fair Lounge on Fri, 4 Jan or Sat, 5 Jan, both 11am-12pm. Bring a tablet or laptop!
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MLA News Dec 11
Calling all wine aficionados attending ! Take advantage of a private wine tasting at the Chopping Block, organized by the MLA. Discover a new favorite pairing, learn more about wine, or simply relax and enjoy a glass with friends.
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MLA News Dec 11
Already thinking about your Winter and Spring semester classes? MLA Commons has tons of syllabi uploaded by members! For example, check out 's Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Translation graduate seminar :
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MLA News Dec 11
Are you planning to attend the Possible Futures Career Fair at ? Want some help prepping your pitch? Come to a pre-career fair pop-up session in the Career Center Lounge! Thurs, 3 Jan 2-3pm with and Fri, 4 Jan 10-10:45am with !
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MLA News Dec 10
Happy birthday to Emily Dickinson, poet and accomplished baker! Look for a vegan version of her coconut cake in the forthcoming MLA cookbook. Stop by the exhibit hall to get your copy of MLA Members Cook!
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MLA News Dec 10
New at : The Programs Showcase on Friday afternoon is a chance to learn about innovative programs and curricula! The showcase is especially recommended for department leaders but suitable for anyone interested in program innovation.
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MLA News Dec 10
MLA members: Help shape MLA governance by voting for second vice president, Executive Council, Delegate Assembly, and forum executive committees. The deadline is midnight tonight (EST), so vote now! .
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anne donlon Dec 7
In Chicago on January 2nd? Come to the (free, open to the public) - THATCamp. Register by 12/17: .
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MLA News Dec 7
Are you a mid- or advanced-career faculty member looking to take the next step in your career? Attend the Academic Job Seekers session at and get advice from leading academic search firms Greenwood/Asher and Academic Search.
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MLA News Dec 6
In Chicago for on 3 Jan.? Unwind at MLA Night Out and experience a live performance by noted Chicago jazz musician Bob Lark and his ensemble at the Fairmont! Save on your ticket when you purchase by 7 Dec.!
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MLA News Dec 6
Congratulations to the 2018 MLA Prize winners! An awards ceremony to honor them will take place at in Chicago on 5 January. To learn more about the winners and their work, visit the MLA Web site ().
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MLA News Dec 6
Do you research or teach French? If so, you should join the 18th-Century French group on MLA Commons. There you will find relevant CORE uploads, CFPs, and networking opportunities!
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MLA News Dec 4
DYK you can attribute work you upload to MLA Commons to multiple authors? Check out today's feature, George Prokhorov and Sergey Saveliev's article, "Narrating and mapping Russia: From Terra Incognita to a charted space on the road to Cathay."
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MLA News Dec 4
Replying to @AviaryNotes
Yes, all applicants were notified in early November. Anyone who didn't receive that message can write to careers at mla dot org. Thanks!
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MLA News Nov 20
Looking for ways to explore Chicago at ? Check out the MLA convention blog for recommendations on the best the Windy City has to offer!
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MLA News Nov 30
Today we're featuring member C. M. Bajetta's chapter, "Elizabeth I ‘in Sight and View of all the World’: An Unpublished Spanish Letter." It's available for download on MLA Commons:
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MLA News Nov 29
Need financial assistance to travel to in Chicago? You may be eligible for an MLA travel grant, but you need to apply by 1 December. To learn more, visit .
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MLA News Nov 28
Do you research or teach romanticism and the ? If so, you should consider joining the Romantic and 19th-Century group on MLA Commons. There you will find relevant CFPs, scholarly work, and networking opportunities!
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