Posts Categorized: mla19

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 »

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 »

Jazz, Wine, and Modern Art: Events and Excursions in Chicago

  This January, take a moment to explore what makes Chicago famous. Whether you are a music and art lover, a wine aficionado, or looking to support a good cause, the MLA convention in Chicago has something for everyone. For the first time, the MLA is having an official Night Out. Set in the beautiful… Read more »

Welcome to the 2019 MLA Annual Convention

  Sweet home Chicago! America’s third largest city, and one of the easiest cities to reach from across the United States, Chicago has something for everyone. Incredible architecture; world-class museums; fabulous restaurants; and a wide array of languages, cultures, and neighborhoods combine to make Chicago a city you’ll take to right away. The convention itself… Read more »