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2021 GLS Symposium at Dominican University

We are pleased to announce that Dominican University in San Rafael will host the 14th West Coast Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium June 18-20, 2021. Their hope is to host a safe, in-person conference, but if that is not possible, they will prepare for a virtual conference. They are accepting abstract submissions through March 26. More information is available here.

View a recording of the 10/29 MLA-hosted book discussion webinar

2020 RFK Book Award winner, and MLA alumnus, Dr. Jonathan Metzl spoke about his new book Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland. A recording of the webinar is available here.

MLA-Hosted Discussion with 2020 RFK book winner J Metzl, about his book Dying of Whiteness

Join us for an MLA Book Discussion on 10/29 at 6pm (PT). 2020 RFK book award winner and 1995 MLA graduate Jonathan Metzl will talk about his new book Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland. Learn more and register for this public event here.

The application for the Stanford MLA 2021-22 entering class is now available.

Application instructions and details for this part-time, evening Masters degree are on our application page. Completed applications are due by Tuesday, January 26 2021.

Information Session: October 12, 2020.

Join us for a virtual info session! The next information session webinar is on October 12 at 7pm (PT). Information sessions offer an opportunity to learn more about the Master of Liberal Arts program from faculty and current students. RSVP here.

Calling all MLA Alumni - Consider taking an MLA Seminar this Fall, 2020!

Consider "The Economics of Life and Death" with Jay Bhattacharya or "Historic Journeys to Sacred Places" with Elaine Treharne. Click here for more information.

View a recording of our recent MLA-hosted webinar: Where Do We Go from Here? King's Unanswered Question.

Dr. Clayborne Carson discusses Martin Luther King, Jr.'s global vision to address racial injustice, poverty, and war. Dr. Carson considers how that vision and King's unanswered question can help us process current events and find ways to take action. View a recording of the webinar here.