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Prof. Rob Reich presents at the annual MLA book event

Special thanks to this year’s MLA Book Event speaker, Professor Rob Reich, for his fascinating talk about his 2019 book “Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How it Can Do Better.” Thanks also to the MLA community for attending the event and supporting the program. Click here to read more about the event.

2020-21 entering class application now available

The application for the Stanford MLA 2020-2021 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 28, 2020.

Annual MLA Community Book Event: Monday, October 7

Professor Rob Reich is this year's MLA guest presenter and will talk about his new book "Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better." Current students and alumni should refer to the recently sent email invitation about the event and how to RSVP.

Calling all MLA Alumni - Consider taking an MLA Seminar this Fall, 2019!

Return to the seminar room with Prof. Heather Hadlock for MLA 350: From Literature to Opera. Click here for more information.

Information Session: October 17, 2019

Join us for an info session! Information sessions offer an opportunity to visit campus and learn more about the Master of Liberal Arts program. RSVP here.

Fall quarter recommended CSP classes now available

Prospective applicants will want to consider taking a fall CSP course - it's a great way to get a current letter of recommendation! Course registration opens on Monday, August 19 at 8:30am and most classes begin the week of September 23. Click here for a list of MLA-recommended courses.

Tangents 2019 is now available to view online

The 2019 edition includes a diverse group of works by students and alumni, which includes four essays, two poems, and two stories. It is also the welcome edition for new Tangents editors, Candy Carter, MLA ‘14, Teri Hessel, MLA ‘13, and Jennifer Swanton Brown, MLA ‘12. Click here to view the pdf.