Thank you! It’s been a little over two weeks now since the 2017 MLA Annual Convention ended in Philadelphia. I’d like to thank you all—attendees, presenters, facilitators, session organizers—for creating a wonderful meeting. Hundreds of sessions addressed the presidential theme, Boundary Conditions. We had a number of new initiatives, from K–16 partnerships to more workshops… Read more »
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Surviving and Thriving at the MLA Convention
If you’ve never attended the MLA convention before, or if you haven’t been to it for a few years, you might be wondering what to expect. Because of its size and the range of professional activities that occur there, the MLA convention is very different from most other academic conferences. Here are a few suggestions… Read more »
Welcome to the 2017 Convention!
Welcome! Philadelphia has hosted the MLA convention several times in this millennium and will do so again this January. For those of you who’ve attended those conventions—and certainly for many of us on staff—Philadelphia has become a home away from home. This year all sessions will take place at the Philadelphia Marriott and the… Read more »
Cultural Excursions at the 2017 MLA Convention
Join one of the MLA’s cultural excursions and discover some of the many gems of Philadelphian history. You can take a break from the convention’s hectic pace and join a small group of like-minded colleagues to explore aspects of the recent and distant past that have marked this city through the years. Then return to… Read more »