Category Archives: General News
December 1, 2012 Dear ALSCW member, I hope this busy season finds you well. I am happy to report that the ALSCW is busier than ever. Local meetings and association-sponsored events abound. Literary Imagination is thriving under editors Saskia Hamilton … Continue reading
Announcing the Publication of Forum 5: What is Education? A Response to the Council on Foreign Relations Report, “U.S. Education Reform and National Security”
In this issue of Forum—an occasional publication of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW)—twelve prominent authors reflect on a recent study by the Council on Foreign Relations entitled “U.S. Education Reform and National Security.” The CFR study … Continue reading
Issue 5.2 of Literary Matters has been released and is currently available on the Literary Matters page of our website. Click here to download it as a PDF.
The Call for Papers for the upcoming 2013 Annual Conference in Athens Georgia is now available to be downloaded from our website. The Call for Papers contains important information about this year’s panels and seminars. Click here for more information.
Issue 5.1 of Literary Matters has been released and is currently available on the Literary Matters page of our website. This issue includes a profile on office assistant Allison Vanouse, a reflection upon Time & The River at the Vermont … Continue reading
Issue 4.4 of Literary Matters has been released and is currently available on the Literary Matters page of our website. This issue includes a profile on our (relatively) new office manager Ben Mazer, a report on the 2011 Annual Conference, … Continue reading
The Fall 2011 issue of Literary Matters is now available as a pdf on our website. This issue includes an interview with outgoing president Greg Delanty, a profile on incoming president John Burt, and Meringoff Essay Award Winner Gabriella Garr’s … Continue reading
The ALSCW’s Meringoff Essay Award Committee is pleased to announce that Gabriella Garr of New York City has won the 2011 ALSCW Meringoff Essay Award for the best analytical essay by a secondary school student. The Committee has found Gabriella … Continue reading
The latest issue of Literary Matters reflects on the ALSCW’s accomplishments at the end of 2010, and anticipates the new year with a new president and new staff. The issue includes updates on recent member activity and accolades, as well … Continue reading
Dear ALSCW, re: the crisis, coming or already here, for foreign language departments in US Academe As you know, ALSCW has been supporting departments of comparative literature facing termination, and has prevailed, in collaboration with the MLA and other associations, … Continue reading