Non-university research organisations

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. MLA members host an annual convention and other meetings, work with related organizations, and sustain one of the finest publishing programs in the humanities. For more than a century, members have worked to strengthen the study and teaching of language and literature.

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Fields of research

Literature from North America, Ibero-American literature (incl. Caribbean), Northern European literature (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland), Literature from the Benelux Countries, Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Literature from UK and Ireland, French literature, Italian literature, Spanish literature, Portugese literature, Eastern European literature (Baltic States, Russia, Ukraine), Eastern Middle European literature (Poland, Slowakia, Czech Republic, Hungary), South Eastern European literature (Albania, Balkans, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey), North African literature, Literature from Sub-Saharan Africa, Literature from Israel, Near Eastern literature, East Asian literature, South Asian literature, Australian/Oceanian literature
Modern Language Association


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Calls for papers

Architectural Spaces in Early Modern Literature (MLA 2022); Forum "German to 1700" (MLA 2022); Queer Print Cultures (MLA Convention in Toronto); Age and Aging in Texts by Goethe and His Contemporaries (MLA Toronto 2021); Persistance de la jeune fille (1850-2020) (MLA 2021); Radical Translations: The Transfer of Revolutionary Culture (MLA 2021); French Drama in Context 1498-1610 (MLA 2022); More Is More: Rules and Riddles of 19th-Century Vielschreiberei (MLA 2022); Graphic Narratives and Trauma (MLA 2022); Heinrich Heine and Human Rights (MLA 2022); Nabokov's Languages (MLA 2022); American Literature 1870-Present (MLA 2021)


MLA International Bibliography
Date of publication: 08.03.2021
Last edited: 08.03.2021