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Free Speech Confusion at the MLA

, Spencer Irvine

The academically free have different ideas of what free speech means than the rest of us do. At the Modern Language Association’s 2015 convention in Vancouver, Canada, Rosaura Sanchez [pictured above at a protest], a…

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Remedial Radical Professors

, Spencer Irvine

At the Modern Language Association’s 2015 convention in Vancouver, Canada, Susan O’Malley, currently an English professor at the City University of New York (CUNY), lamented that remedial education could not be stopped in New York….

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MLA Ignores Victims of Communism

, Spencer Irvine

The fall of communism and socialism have “robbed” the “post-Sovietized world,” Noemi Marin of Florida Atlantic University suggested at this year’s Modern Language Association (MLA) conference in Vancouver, Canada. After the fall of the Berlin…

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Campus Report February 2015

MLA Style

, Accuracy in Academia

Find out what English professors think they know in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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Feminists, Gays and Crip[ple] Theory

, Spencer Irvine

In one of the few crowded roundtable discussions at the recent MLA conference in Vancouver, which was far from a discussion, four female professors went over their papers on feminist, queer and disability theory (the…

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