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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. Our hope is that MLA Commons will facilitate the development of new forms of scholarly communication and support scholars in creating, aggregating, editing, and evaluating academic writing online.

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    New MLA Forum Structure

    The MLA Executive Council has approved a proposal for a new division and discussion group structure starting with the 2016 convention. Developed in consultation with members, committees, and the Delegate Assembly, the new structure is the first revision to the intellectual structure of the association since 1974. To learn more about the changes, please read a letter by Margaret W. Ferguson and Marianne Hirsch […]

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    New Blog from the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color

    A new blog from the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color features posts on mentorship and resources related to the committee’s charge.

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    New Presidential Forum Essays Published in Profession

    As part of a yearlong series on the 2014 Presidential Forum, presentations from the convention session “Trauma, Memory, Vulnerability” have now been published in Profession. This cluster looks at how vulnerability can shed light on trauma and memory studies in a global context. Profession may be read for free by all; to comment, log in to MLA Commons with your member credentials.

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  • Visit the Executive Council blog to view the announcement of the new MLA forum structure and to learn about prospective new forums you can join.

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