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MLA Delegate Assembly rejects boycott of Israeli universities

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Vote by Delegate Assembly was 113-79. Body approves another measure, calling on association to refrain from the boycott.

Editors and editorial board quit top linguistics journal to protest subscription fees

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The six editors and 31 editorial board members of Lingua, a top linguistics journal, have all resigned to protest Elsevier pricing. They plan a new open-access journal.

MLA sees decline in job listings in English and languages

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MLA's annual jobs report shows dips in hiring for both English and foreign languages.

At MLA meeting, new Ph.D.s talk about landing jobs that they never expected

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At MLA meeting, amid the frenzy and disappointment about lack of positions, some new Ph.D.s discuss paths to good careers (even if not those they once envisioned). Are grad programs providing any help?

Report reveals divergent trends in modern language job market

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Data released ahead of MLA convention set tone for hiring in the humanities this season.

Panelists debate 'lingua academia' vs. linguistic diversity

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At European gathering of international educators, the appropriate place of English-language courses in the curriculum comes under scrutiny.

Study assesses how megafoundations have changed role of higher ed philanthropy

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Study documents how Gates and Lumina -- by collaborating with government, funding intermediaries, and investing heavily in messaging -- have reshaped the philanthropic role in higher education, for better and worse.

The Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture

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Fri, 04/07/2017 to Sat, 04/08/2017

Location

4401 Village Drive
Fairfax , Virginia 22030
United States

Survey looks at foreign language programs' response to decade-old call to transform teaching

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In 2007 the Modern Language Association issued a report calling for major reforms in the teaching of foreign languages. What's happened since?

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