January 17, 2014
Scholarship Goes On Amid Policy Tensions at MLA Meeting
The debate over the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement and Israel's treatment of Palestinians grabbed headlines at the Modern Language Association's annual convention, which concluded here on Sunday.
But to many of the roughly 7,400 language and literature scholars gathered for this year's conference, the spotlight on that debate was too hot. One university-press director described the overall