I Haz Language: A Response to the MLA’s Latest “Statement”

(This post is cross posted on the HASTAC site, where I am a HASTAC Scholar) “All learning that is acquired under compulsion has no hold upon the mind.” –Plato Recently, the Modern Language Association (MLA) Executive Council issued the following statement: The MLA urges doctoral programs in English to require all PhD candidates to demonstrate, at either the …read in detail