News and Announcements Archive

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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