Connected Academics: Humanities Careers
Find out more about the MLA’s Andrew W. Mellon-funded Connected Academics initiative to prepare doctoral students of language and literature for a wide variety of careers.
Explore Commons Open Repository Exchange, a library-quality repository for sharing, discovering, retrieving, and archiving all forms of scholarly communication.
The Commons Newswire
Check out how other members are using the Commons to exchange syllabi, promote their scholarship, and reach out beyond the academy. Plus news from the discipline and calls for participation—all in the Commons Newswire.
Action for Allies
Did you take part in the MLA’s Action for Allies event? Make sure to report back on your discussions about the working conditions of contingent faculty in your department.
2016 MLA Annual Convention
Will you be attending #MLA16 in Austin? Join the Convention group to post CFPs, share convention-related links and resources, and connect with other participants.
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.