Literature, Language, and Culture

The Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) is a non-profit organization of teachers and scholars of literature, language, and culture. A regional affiliate of the Modern Language Association, the MMLA provides a forum for disseminating scholarship and improving teaching in the fields of literary and cultural criticism. Loyola University Chicago supports the mission of the MMLA by serving as its institutional host.

2024 MMLA Convention

"Health in/of the Humanities"

14-16 November 2024
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
Please see our call for papers to prepare for the 2024 convention!

The Benefits of Membership

•Participate in the Annual Convention 
•Professionalize through Convention Workshops
Access the MMLA's Scholarly JournalJMMLA
Publish Articles and Book Reviews in JMMLA
•View Past Issues of JMMLA and the Bulletin

•Apply for the MMLA's Newberry Fellowship 
Network with MMLA Members 
•Get Involved by Joining the MMLA's Leadership

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Submit a Book Review

Book reviews help scholars keep abreast of their own and other fields and choose what to read.  They also provide a venue for discussing the current state of scholarship. MMLA Members are encouraged to review recent books of relevance to readers of JMMLA. To learn moreplease click below and read the JMMLA's guidelines for book reviewers.

Review a Book in JMMLA