News and Announcements Archive

Congratulations to PAMLA Member Lissa Paul on Her New Publication

Congratulations to PAMLA member, Professor of Education at Brock University, and the author of The Children’s Book Business: Lessons from the Long Eighteenth Century, Lissa Paul, on the publication of Eliza Fenwick: Early Modern Feminist (University of Delaware Press, 2019). The book traces the life of Eliza Fenwick, an extraordinary woman who paved her own unique path throughout the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as she made her way from country to country as writer, teacher, and school owner.

Spanish Assistant Professor, English & Modern Languages Department

The English & Modern Languages Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish, specialization open, with a focus in Spanish writing or translation. Appointment begins in the 2020-2021 academic year. In addition to specialized writing courses and/or translation courses, the successful candidate will teach literature, culture, linguistics, or Spanish language courses, depending on specialization.

2019 PAMLA Conference Presidential Address: “‘A Clown’s Nightmare of a Masquerade Ball’: John Kneubuhl’s The Moon and I”

Please join us for the 2019 PAMLA Presidential Address and Luncheon on Friday, November 15, beginning at 11:45 am. 2019 PAMLA President Dr. Stanley Orr will be delivering an address titled “‘A Clown’s Nightmare of a Masquerade Ball’: John Kneubuhl’s The Moon and I.” The Presidential Address Luncheon, which does involve an additional expense, is sure to be a highlight of the conference.

PAMLA General Membership Meeting (Wine & Cheese Reception) & Saturday PAMLA Forum

Please join us for a refreshing beverage (wine or beer), light snacks, and our brief PAMLA General Membership Meeting (Wine & Cheese Reception) on Saturday, November 16, at 4:45 pm, to be immediately followed by the exciting "Saturday PAMLA Forum: See You in the Funny Papers,” featuring two leading humor scholars, Dr. Laurence Grove (University of Glasgow) and Dr. Judith Yaross Lee (Ohio University).

In Memoriam: Eugene Saxe

We are saddened to announce that dedicated PAMLA member Eugene W. Saxe (Gene) died on July 12, 2019. Gene was active in PAMLA, having presided for a number of years over the Shakespeare sessions at the annual conference. A gentleman scholar and a lover of Shakespeare and the theater, Gene fought for faculty rights, having served as lead plaintiff in a successful lawsuit to return tenure rights at MSU Denver (which took place when a previous Board decided to remove faculty tenure).

2019 PAMLA Conference Plenary Address

Please join us for the 2019 PAMLA Plenary Address and Luncheon on Saturday, November 16, beginning at 11:45 am. Our Plenary speaker, Dr. Paul Alonso, will be delivering an address titled Clowns and Court Jesters as Political Communicators: Mexican Brozo and Other TV Satirists in the Americas.” The Plenary Address Luncheon, which does involve an additional expense, is sure to be a highlight of the conference.

PAMLA’s New Membership & Conference Payment System is Now Live

PAMLA’s New Membership & Conference Payment System

We have been building a new system for membership and conference payments/registration, luncheon reservations, and donations to our Scholarship Funds. Thank you for your patience while we have been putting the finishing touches on it.

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