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Michael Bérubé elected president of the Modern Language Association

by Michael Berube — Posted Oct 11, 2011 10:45 AM
In 2012, Michael Bérubé will become the president of the 30,000-member Modern Language Association.
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Michael Bérubé elected president of the Modern Language Association

In Janauary 2012, Michael Bérubé will become the president of the 30,000-member Modern Language Association, the principal professional association in the United States for scholars of language and literature.  He will be the first president in MLA history -- dating back to 1883 -- to come from Penn State.

Bérubé's term of service will be one year; he is currently serving as the MLA's first vice president and will take the office of the presidency at the conclusion of the MLA convention on January 8, 2012.