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

Register now for the 2015 MLA Annual Convention, which will be held in Vancouver from 8 to 11 January 2015. Learn more about the convention here, and check out our blog.

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.

MLA Commons Portfolios Launched

MLA Commons has launched 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.

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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

    Register now for the 2015 MLA Annual Convention, which will be held in Vancouver from 8 to 11 January 2015. Learn more about the convention here, and check out our blog.

  • 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

    MLA Commons Portfolios Launched

    MLA Commons has launched 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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Visit Graduate Education Reform to discuss the future of doctoral study in language and literature.

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