Gabrielle Dean started the topic Text Under Pressure: Society for Textual Scholarship 2024 Conference in the discussion TM Bibliography and Scholarly Editing on MLA Commons 3 days, 3 hours ago
The Society for Textual Scholarship is accepting proposals for our 2024 conference hosted by the University of Tulsa, June 6-8, on the theme Text Under Pressure. The deadline for proposals is Monday, March 18.
Texts manifest many varieties of creative, social, and political pressure in their expressive content and form. But text is also often a…[Read more]
Alan Liu started the topic CFPs: MLA Committee on Information Technology’s two panels at MLA 2025 in the discussion TC Digital Humanities on MLA Commons 1 week, 4 days ago
For the MLA convention in New Orleans in 2025 (Jan. 9-12), the MLA’s Committee on Information Technology (CIT) is organizing two guaranteed sessions to help generate ideas related to the convention’s Presidential Theme of “visibility.” Abstracts: 300 words or less, by the end of the day (all time zones): 15 March 2024. Please submit your ab…[Read more]
Please share and apply to our CFP on emerging technologies for #MLA25. This guaranteed panel sponsored by the Libraries and Research Executive Forum will feature initiatives, collaborations, and partnerships that support emerging technologies in academic libraries. We hope to make visible the labor and infrastructure necessary to adapt to and e…[Read more]
Lucy Barnes edited the post Open access book publishing: a series editor writes in the group Open Access Books Network: on Humanities Commons 1 week, 5 days ago
by Geoffrey Khan
Geoffrey Khan, Regius Professor of Hebrew at University of Cambridge, is the series editor of Cambridge Semitic Languages and Cultures, an open access book series published by Open Book […]
(In)Visibility: Language, Ideology, and Power
Papers should address the (in)visible intersection(s) between language and power (research and teaching) within educational contexts along its historical, economical, and socio-political implications/dimensions. 300-word abstracts to email@example.com by March 11.
Deadline for…[Read more]
The MLA Forum on Seventeenth-Century English Studies (LLC 17th-Century English) invites submissions for a guaranteed session on “Early Modern Social Media.” We are particularly interested in research that addresses the power of both established and emerging media—ballads, pamphlets, newsletters, pasquinades, and so forth—to amplify the gravity…[Read more]
Julia Cook started the topic Adventures in Digital Publishing, Episode 5: 2020 Dreams in the discussion Open Access Books Network on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 3 days ago
We’re very pleased to invite you to the fifth episode of Adventures in Digital Publishing, a webinar series exploring new kinds of digital publications. Join us February 28, 2024, at 12pm EST for a conversation with the team behind 2020 Dreams, an innovative, peer-reviewed digital book published by Stanford University Press in 20…[Read more]
Hi, I’m Andrea, Communication and Engagement lead at SPARC Europe and the newest member of the coordinating team of the OABN. I’m so looking forward to working with Lucy and Silke and getting to know the OABN com […]
Shakil Rabbi started the topic Nominations for the LSL Language and Society Committee in the discussion LSL Language and Society on MLA Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
Colleagues! Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague to serve on the LSL Language and Society Forum Committee. Forum Committee members help to organize a guaranteed session at the annual MLA conference, bolster and promote activity centered around language and society in the MLA, and get to meet and interact with other MLA members…[Read more]
Francisco Marcos-Marín deposited Serán ceniza, mas tendrán sentido: orígenes de las humanidades digitales en España in the group Computer Studies in Language and Literature on MLA Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Se recogen en este capítulo los movimientos iniciales y proyectos de humani-dades digitales sobre la lengua española entre 1971 y 1993. Se trata, sobre todo, de proyectos españoles desarrollados principalmente en relación con universidades y centros de investigación de Madrid. Se hace referencia también a otros centros y otros proyectos, sobre…[Read more]
Will students raised on social media still read English literature?
• What is the role of English/American literature in the PRC, India,
Australasia, the USA?
• What is the role of English language in relation to other global
and local languages?
• What is the role of decolonising efforts?
• How do our respective state apparatuses affect…[Read more]
Catherine Fountain started the topic Nominations for the LSL General Linguistics Forum Committee in the discussion LSL Language and Society on MLA Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Colleagues in the MLA’s Language Studies and Linguistics (LSL) forums, please consider nominating yourself or a colleague to serve on the LSL General Linguistics Forum Committee. Forum Committee members help to organize a guaranteed session at the annual MLA conference, bolster and promote activity in linguistics in the MLA, and get to meet and i…[Read more]
This post, by Joe Deville and Judith Fathallah at the Open Book Collective, shares the rationale behind the OBC Development Fund and explains how you can input into the design of its grant-giving programme. The […]
Inés Vañó García started the topic 622A – Talking Feelings: Emotion and Affection on Heritage Language Pedagogy in the discussion LSL Language and Society on MLA Commons 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Join our online session tomorrow, January 6 at 5:15pm!
Gabriela De Robles (University of Colorado Denver): The socio-affective dimensions of written corrective feedback for heritage language learners
Juyoung Song (Murray State University): Emotion in Mother’s Heritage Language Maintenance
Aída Martínez-Gómez (John Jay College of Criminal Ju…[Read more]
Michail St. Fountoulakis (Μιχαήλ Φουντουλάκης) deposited Unlocking the Potential of Language Learners: Effective Strategies for Lifelong Achievement and Personal Development in the group Open Access Books Network on Humanities Commons 1 month, 4 weeks ago
This study presents innovative strategies for EFL educators aimed at cultivating resilience and growth mindsets in learners. Utilizing a mixed-methods approach, we engaged 200 learners aged 11-20 from varied linguistic backgrounds. The methodology comprised surveys and interviews, enabling customized interventions that significantly improved…[Read more]
This chapter explores a tension in postcolonial Indian literature between the monolingual form of the nation and the multilingual tendencies of the linguistic regions through a comparison between the Sahitya Akademi’s (India’s national academy of letters) activities and Tamil putukkavitai (new poetry) writing. By promoting translation and con…[Read more]
Arianne A. Hartsell-Gundy started the topic Call for Presenters: “Marked for Death? Challenges to the Humanities in the discussion TM Libraries and Research on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Call for Presenters: “Marked for Death? Challenges to the Humanities and Humanities Librarianship”
All faculty members in humanities disciplines are invited to submit proposals to present at a session entitled “Marked for Death? Challenges to the Humanities and Humanities Librarianship,” at this year’s American Library Association Conferenc…[Read more]
Fatma Fulya Tepe started the topic New creative feminist work: A Misogynist Triptych from 1945 in the discussion Interdisciplinary Approaches to Culture and Society on MLA Commons 2 months, 4 weeks ago
I , Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatma Fulya Tepe, from Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Education and Emeritus Prof. Dr. Per Bauhn from Sweden’s Linnaeus University prepared “A Misogynist Triptych from 1945” based on cartoon material coming from the Turkish Boşboğaz (Bigmouth) Humor Gazette from 1945. This project was supported by…[Read more]
Calling for a historiographical shift in literary criticism, this essay stresses the expansionist vision of the nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire, approaches its literature as a corpus of representation for imperial subjectivities, and thereby supplements the critique of the narrative of literary modernity identified with the orientalist E. J. W.…[Read more]
Position No. 00052460. The Department of English at Southern Methodist University invites outstanding applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of advanced Associate or early Full Professor to the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in Humanities beginning August 1, 2024. The field is open. We welcome candidates in any and all fields of…[Read more]
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