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May 13, 2014
When the Obama administration talks about higher education, key issues are consistently left out, writes John Churchill.
April 28, 2014
Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.
March 21, 2014
MLA's new guidelines offer some relief and realism about the recommendation part of the hiring process.
March 20, 2014
Writing professors find themselves playing a critical and unexpected role in the education of veterans.
February 11, 2014
Rosemary G. Feal offers her perspective on what happened at an MLA meeting that received exceptional public scrutiny.  
February 11, 2014
The association can take a stand for academic freedom without singling out countries or ignoring the flaws of nations such as the U.S., writes Cary Nelson.
January 28, 2014
Graduate programs in the humanities should resist calls for them to admit fewer doctoral students, writes David B. Downing.
January 21, 2014
If we only focus on the practical skills students acquire by studying the humanities, we lose sight of their most useful value of all: to help us live meaningful lives, writes Dan Edelstein.
January 13, 2014
Speakers at MLA meeting endorse many reforms of graduate education, but object to the idea that Ph.D. programs should shrink.
January 13, 2014
MLA Delegate Assembly narrowly approves controversial measure criticizing Israeli decisions on travel of scholars to the country and the West Bank. Should the meeting have been chaired by someone who backs boycott of Israel?

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