Looking for a job in a university English department? Come to the MLA convention and pitch an invented field of study and you’re in. From the Modern Language Association 2005 convention.
English professors like to talk about current events and war for oil theories about Iraq, but rarely do they get their facts straight first. From the Modern Language Association 2005 convention held in Washington, D.C.
Don’t expect red ink marking those comma splices and run-on sentences in your next English class. From the Modern Language Association 2005 convention held in Washington, D.C.
Despite founding standard English, John Dryden, Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift are discussed sparingly in the Academy’s walls. From the Modern Language Association 2005 convention held in Washington, D.C.
The Bruin Alumni Association announced the launch of UCLAprofs.com, a new site dedicated to exposing radicals and anti-Semitic professors of UCLA.
When English professors do talk about grammar at the Modern Language Association convention, it is to explain its irrelevance, not its necessity.
“The pleasure of romance novels sets us up to accept the violence and carnage of Abu Ghraib,” said Professor Teresa L. Ebert. From the 2005 Modern Language Association convention held in Washington, D.C.
Feminists in academia have many ideas about how to promote feminist activism, but they may not agree on what to call it.
New evidence shows continued decline in reading proficiency of college graduates, and the levels were already low according to a federal study.
Current college classrooms resemble old-fashioned communist party cell meetings for a very good reason: They are run by the same type of people, no matter how cutting edge their output looks.