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Dec 13, 2021
How a dispute over pandemic-era funding for graduate education is putting the entire department’s future at risk.

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March 7, 2018
Nonprofit [email protected] brings literature discussions led by professors to the workplace.
January 16, 2018
Column by author who is a feminist icon asks if she is a “bad feminist” -- and revives debate over whether a university inappropriately fired a noted novelist.
January 8, 2018
Panel proposes overhaul of the sometimes controversial resolution process, which some members value. Tensions linger over movement -- rejected by the association last year -- to boycott Israeli academe.
January 5, 2018
Analysis of a year’s worth of MLA job postings -- most of them for teaching positions -- finds strong emphasis on alt-ac skills. Are doctoral programs providing the right training?
January 4, 2018
At this year’s MLA meeting, many sessions will focus on fake news, both in the present and in the literary past. Can scholars of fiction change our understanding of current events?
December 11, 2017
Court filings in a suit challenging American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli universities allege that candidates for key roles in association kept their plans to push for a boycott secret when they stood for office.
November 21, 2017
Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association.
November 16, 2017
Fordham’s English department is giving those finishing doctorates $4,500 each to help with the many costs associated with finding a position.
November 10, 2017
Knox College pulls the plug on a planned production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan over concerns about race.
January 11, 2017
Amid enrollment declines, speakers at Modern Language Association discuss shifts in the major, such as a de-emphasis of traditional survey and the addition of more writing-related courses.

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