Multilingualism: An Increasingly Marketable Skill for Business
If you are looking to become a more competitive job candidate, you may want to consider learning another language. According to a... Read More
Attention Graduate Student Members!
Are you looking to grow your professional network, make new connections, and get career advice from distinguished scholars in the humanities fields?... Read More
Diversity in Academia: How Far We Haven’t Come
Most leaders at institutions of higher education profess a strong desire and intent to diversify their faculties and to ensure an inclusive... Read More
Digital Literacy in K-12 Classrooms: Learning to Decode before Learning to Code
One might expect the first generation of digital natives, those who grew up immersed in digital technology, to be more media savvy... Read More
“Why Study English?” A New Report Urges Departments to Examine the Major
As the number of students majoring in English continues to decline nationally, colleges and universities are taking stock and looking for ways... Read More
Should Student Evaluations of Teaching be Nixed?
How should colleges and universities evaluate the teaching performance of their faculty members? While there are numerous possibilities, student evaluations of teaching... Read More
Colleges Know What Students Need, but It’s Going to Take Some Convincing: Enter the Study the Humanities Toolkit!
What is the purpose of a college education? What should an educated, twenty-first-century American know and be able to do? Ongoing debates... Read More
MLA Launches Public Humanities Series
The Modern Language Association (MLA) has long been known for its annual convention, the largest meeting for humanities scholars. Now the MLA... Read More
Interested in Community College Careers? The MLA Has Resources for That
Nearly 40% of all college students in the United States attend a community college. Two-year institutions are critical to the landscape of... Read More
Better Working Conditions for Contingent Faculty Members: An MLA Guide
Most college and university classes in the United States and Canada are taught by faculty members who are not on the tenure... Read More