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Gerald Graff

Moment of Truth @MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

When professors drop their guard, you get to realize how decayed education is, higher and lower. “We prefer to pretend that bad students don’t exist,” Gerald Graff of the University of Illinois at Chicago told the panel.

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Visual Aids @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor from George Mason University ran a slide show of naked lesbians to accompany her presentation at the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual convention in Chicago this year.

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Greening Dickens @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

Apparently Rachel Carson no longer provides enough inspiration to environmentalists. They are now going back to find environmental messages written long before the first Earth Day was commemorated.

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Barack Obama

Obama Parsed @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

A trio of academics at the Modern Language Association’s (MLA) annual convention took obligatory swipes at conservative critics of the president in a panel on his best-selling memoir, Dreams from My Father. Oddly enough, though, they confirmed the essential facts behind much of the naysayers’ criticisms of that volume.

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Brotherly Love @ MLA

, Spencer Irvine

The recent Modern Language Association (MLA) held a session called, “Vulnerable Expression and the Arab Uprisings” to take a closer look at the post-Arab Spring world.

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Campus Report February 2014

2014, MLA Style

, Accuracy in Academia

Find out what English professors are teaching in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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Karl Marx

Marxist Poetry @ the MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

It is one thing to think Marx was a brilliant economist, despite more than a century’s worth of evidence to the contrary. It is quite another to think he was a talented poet.

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