December 18, 1998
Embittered by a Bleak Job Market, Graduate Students Take On the MLA
They want the association to lead a campaign against the use of part-timers
Hundreds of graduate students will pour into the annual convention of the Modern Language Association this month, but they won't just be looking for jobs or chances to play up to academe's heavy hitters. They'll be looking to take on the M.L.A.'s leadership, if not take it over.