Category Archives for mla

Giving It Away: Sharing and the Future of Scholarly Communication

The last talk I gave at MLA 2012 was a keynote for the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, the text of which is below. I’d love any feedback you might have to offer. — Giving It Away: Sharing and … Continue reading

12 January 2012 by KF
Categories: mla, publishing

Networking the Field

Hi, my name is Kathleen Fitzpatrick. You may remember me from such conventions as the MLA, and from articles such as hey holy cow Stanley Fish wrote a whole bunch about my book. Ahem. It has been a head-spinning few … Continue reading

10 January 2012 by KF
Categories: mla, writing

mla12

It’s 4.25 am in Seattle, and I’m about to head to the airport, on my way home from MLA 2012. It was an amazing convention — I’ve rarely felt more energized about the opportunities ahead for the field, not to … Continue reading

09 January 2012 by KF
Categories: mla

Happy New Year!

We began 2012 yesterday in keeping with tradition, by doing a lot of lying around and recovering. We’d had a late night, which was made doubly late by my downstairs neighbor’s rockin’ party, which rocked on until 3.30 am. So … Continue reading

02 January 2012 by KF
Categories: mla, reflecting, work

Program Committee

I’ve spent the last two days in a meeting of the MLA Program Committee, thinking about, among other issues, the future shape of the convention — the new kinds of sessions we want to encourage; the new kinds of issues … Continue reading

23 September 2011 by KF
Categories: conferences, mla

Hey, Why the Silence?

So, you may have noticed that there’s a significant gap in the archives here, roughly corresponding with the summer. And you may have asked yourself, gee, is kfitz on vacation? Not exactly. The period of my absence roughly corresponds to … Continue reading

22 September 2011 by KF
Categories: academia, blogging, mla

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