Modern Language Association

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The Modern Language Association of America, often referred to as the Modern Language Association (MLA), is the principal professional association in the United States for scholars of language and literature.wikipedia
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Diana Taylor (professor)

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The 2017 president is Diana Taylor, and the first vice president is Anne Ruggles Gere, who will advance to president in 2018.
She is also the president of the Modern Language Association (MLA) in 2017-2018.

MLA Handbook

The association also publishes the MLA Handbook, a guide that is geared toward high school and undergraduate students and has sold more than 6,500,000 copies.
The MLA Handbook (8th ed., 2016), formerly the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (1977–2009) is a publication of the United States-based Modern Language Association.

Association of Departments of English

Association of Departments of English
The Association of Departments of English (ADE) is an American professional organization under the auspices of the Modern Language Association.

MLA Style Manual

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The MLA Style Manual was geared toward graduate students, scholars, and professional writers, and the third edition was declared out of print in September 2016.
The MLA Style Manual, titled the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing in its second (1998) and third edition (2008), was an academic style guide by the United States-based Modern Language Association of America (MLA) first published in 1985.

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
The organization is affiliated with the MLA and the AHA and has sponsored sessions at annual meetings of these societies.

Modern language

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The MLA was founded in 1883, as a discussion and advocacy group for the study of literature and modern languages (that is, all but classical languages, such as ancient Latin and Greek).
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2000 United States Census

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The MLA's Web site features the MLA Language Map, which presents overviews and detailed data from the United States 2000 Census about the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and seven groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States and Canada.
MLA Language Map from the Modern Language Association

Florence Howe

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Howe, Florence, Frederick C. Crews, Louis Kampf, Noam Chomsky, Paul Lauter, and Richard Ohmann. "Reforming the MLA." Letter to the editor. New York Review of Books 19 December 1968. Web. 4 February 2007.
She taught black children in a Mississippi freedom school during 1964 and chaired the Modern Language Association commission on the Status of Women in the Profession.

The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures (FILLM)

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The International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures (FILLM)
The Modern Language Association (MLA)

Learned society

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Societies can be very general in nature, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, specific to a given discipline, such as the Modern Language Association, or specific to a given area of study, such as the Royal Entomological Society.

List of most commonly learned foreign languages in the United States

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List of most commonly learned foreign languages in the United States
Enrollments in languages other than English, Modern Language Association

Aaron Marshall Elliott

Aaron Marshall Elliott (January 24, 1844 – November 9, 1910) was an American novelist and professor at the Johns Hopkins University who is considered the founder of the Modern Language Association.

Professional association

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The Modern Language Association of America, often referred to as the Modern Language Association (MLA), is the principal professional association in the United States for scholars of language and literature.

Academy

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The organization includes over 25,000 members in 100 countries, primarily academic scholars, professors, and graduate students who study or teach language and literature, including English, other modern languages, and comparative literature.

Professor

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The organization includes over 25,000 members in 100 countries, primarily academic scholars, professors, and graduate students who study or teach language and literature, including English, other modern languages, and comparative literature.

Postgraduate education

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The organization includes over 25,000 members in 100 countries, primarily academic scholars, professors, and graduate students who study or teach language and literature, including English, other modern languages, and comparative literature.

Comparative literature

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The organization includes over 25,000 members in 100 countries, primarily academic scholars, professors, and graduate students who study or teach language and literature, including English, other modern languages, and comparative literature.

Classical language

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The MLA was founded in 1883, as a discussion and advocacy group for the study of literature and modern languages (that is, all but classical languages, such as ancient Latin and Greek).

Latin

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The MLA was founded in 1883, as a discussion and advocacy group for the study of literature and modern languages (that is, all but classical languages, such as ancient Latin and Greek).

Greek language

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The MLA was founded in 1883, as a discussion and advocacy group for the study of literature and modern languages (that is, all but classical languages, such as ancient Latin and Greek).

American Council of Learned Societies

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According to its profile featured by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), "The Modern Language Association is formed for educational, scientific, literary, and social objects and purposes, and more specifically for the promotion of the academic and scientific study of English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and other so-called modern languages and literatures."

Simon Gikandi

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The 2017 second vice president is Simon Gikandi.

Academic journal

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The MLA publishes several academic journals, including Publications of the Modern Language Association of America (abbreviated as PMLA), one of the most prestigious journals in literary studies, and Profession, which is now published online on MLA Commons and discusses professional issues faced by teachers of language and literature.

College Art Association

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Other not-for-profit organizations involved in this project include College Art Association; Association for Jewish Studies; and the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic StudiesAssociation for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (AAASS)
Other not-for-profit organizations involved in this project include College Art Association; Association for Jewish Studies; and the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.