Category Archive: Modern Language Association

Copyright Reversion

After enactment of the first copyright law in England in 1710 (the Statute of Anne), rights to works reverted to the author after a period of 14 years–if the author were alive. If… Continue reading

Reaction to Our Peer Review Panel

After delivering my talk as part of a panel on academic peer review at the Modern Language Association annual convention yesterday, I felt extremely let down. I did not feel I had read… Continue reading