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2020 AGLSP Conference in San Antonio, Texas

The AGLSP conference is being held in San Antonio from October 8-10. The deadline for the call for papers is March 15, and further information can be obtained here.

Information Session: May 21, 2020

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

2020 GLS Symposium at Dominican University

The MLA program is pleased to announce that Dominican University in San Rafael will host the 14th annual West Coast Graduate Liberal Studies (GLS) Symposium from June 19-21, 2020. The call for papers has already gone out, and they are accepting proposals between December 2 and March 1. Click here for further information.

Calling all MLA Alumni - Consider taking an MLA Seminar this winter!

Study with Prof. Paula Findlen or Prof. Bob Siegel. Click here for more information.

Tangents 2020 Call for Papers

Calling all Stanford MLA Students and Alumni: The journal of the MLA Program at Stanford University, Tangents, is currently soliciting works for publication in the Summer 2020 issue. The deadline for submission is 1/12/2020. Click here for more information.

Stanford MLA at the 2019 AGLSP Conference in Washington, D.C.

This year eight MLA students and alumni presented at the 2019 conference held October 10-12 in D.C. This year’s theme was "The Commons: Exploring Common Ground in Uncommon Times." Thank you to Michael Breger, Kim Gudmundson, Richard Hackmann, Gina Haney, Naomi Hunter, Sapna Marfatia, Siddhartha Shome and Eugene Slater for their presentations. Click here for more information.

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.