Monthly Archives: December 2018

Becoming a Reader at the Newberry

Looking to do a little research between convention sessions? Take advantage of what Chicago has to offer and explore the Newberry Library. Follow our tips to make the most of your visit. MLA participants intending to conduct research at the Newberry are encouraged to register in advance for a free reader’s card and then visit… Read more »

American Writers Museum: An Evening Conversation

What goes into creating a museum about writers? How do you design an exhibit space and the individual exhibits? Who decides which writers are represented? How do you keep the content relevant, interesting, informative, and fun? If your audience includes everyone from professional writers and academics to elementary school children, how do you create a… Read more »

Bringing Jazz Back to the MLA

The MLA is returning to its roots! Over the years, Lead Belly, Bytown Troubadours, John Lomax, smokers, and others have provided musical enjoyment for MLA convention attendees. On Thursday, 3 January 2019, the internationally renowned jazz performer and educator Bob Lark will treat MLA convention goers to a thrilling evening of live music and entertainment… Read more »

2019 MLA Exhibit Hall – Wayne State University Press

Have you blocked time in your convention schedule to visit the exhibit hall? Visit nearly one hundred booths of publishers and companies who are there to show you the newest and best products for scholarly and personal use. Be sure to visit booth 214 in the university press block and say hello to the staff… Read more »