Welcome to MLA Commons!

We’re thrilled to have you join us here at MLA Commons, an in-development network linking members of the Modern Language Association.

2015 MLA Annual Convention

Continue the conversation from the 2015 MLA Annual Convention on the Commons. Visit our blog and stay tuned for more about #mla16 in Austin.

New MLA Forum Structure

To learn about the changes that the Executive Council has approved, please read a letter by Margaret W. Ferguson and Marianne Hirsch and then view the full list of forums.

Create an online scholarly profile with your MLA Commons Portfolio

MLA Commons now boasts a new, more robust portfolio system for members. For more information, visit the updates blog and the “Editing Your Portfolio” guide.

Essays on the Public Humanities in Vulnerable Times Published in Profession

Essays from the 2014 convention session “Public Humanities,” linked to the Presidential Forum, have now been published in Profession.

Graduate Education Reform

The MLA has launched a new site, Graduate Education Reform, on MLA Commons. The site aims to encourage discussion on the future of doctoral education in the humanities.

Action for Allies

The MLA is conducting an Action for Allies event in conjunction with National Adjunct Action Week. Show your support for adjunct faculty members by signing up to be an ally.

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    Welcome to MLA Commons!

    We’re thrilled to have you join us here at MLA Commons, an in-development network linking members of the Modern Language Association.

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    2015 MLA Annual Convention

    Continue the conversation from the 2015 MLA Annual Convention on the Commons. Visit our blog and stay tuned for more about #mla16 in Austin.

  • Image by kimmo tirkkonen

    New MLA Forum Structure

    To learn about the changes that the Executive Council has approved, please read a letter by Margaret W. Ferguson and Marianne Hirsch and then view the full list of forums.

  • Image by Victoria Pickering

    Create an online scholarly profile with your MLA Commons Portfolio

    MLA Commons now boasts a new, more robust portfolio system for members. For more information, visit the updates blog and the “Editing Your Portfolio” guide.

  • Photo by Mike Renlund

    Essays on the Public Humanities in Vulnerable Times Published in Profession

    Essays from the 2014 convention session “Public Humanities,” linked to the Presidential Forum, have now been published in Profession.

  • Photo by Bob AuBuchon

    Graduate Education Reform

    The MLA has launched a new site, Graduate Education Reform, on MLA Commons. The site aims to encourage discussion on the future of doctoral education in the humanities.

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    Action for Allies

    The MLA is conducting an Action for Allies event in conjunction with National Adjunct Action Week. Show your support for adjunct faculty members by signing up to be an ally.

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Show your support for adjunct faculty members on the MLA's Action for Allies site.

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