English, Rhetoric, & Literature

  • American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) ACLA is for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself. The aim of ACLA is to support and strengthen comparative literature studies. ACLA will strive to foster an interest in literature as a form of artistic, historical, and cultural expression beyond national and linguistic boundaries throughout the world.
  • Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) Founded in 1957, ACCUTE promotes the study of English language, literatures, and other cultural material in a global context in Canadian colleges and universities. ACCUTE executes their mission by facilitating the dissemination and exchange of research and the exploration of professional issues, by organizing scholarly and professional meetings, and by seeking to improve working conditions.
  • Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) The purpose of ACETA is to improve the quality of instruction in English at the collegiate level; to encourage research in the teaching of English; to facilitate cooperation of the members; to hold public discussions and programs; to sponsor the publication of articles and reports; and to integrate the efforts ofthose concerned with the improvement of instruction in English.
  • Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) The mission of AWP is to foster literary achievement, to advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and to serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing. AWP’s purpose is to cultivate the making and appreciation of contemporary literature along with those attendant virtues: wisdom, creativity, community, and joy.
  • College English Association (CEA) CEA's purposes are 1) to provide opportunities for discussion of the preparation and professional improvement of college teachers of English; 2) to encourage the humane as well as the practical study of language and literature; 3) to maintain and develop the functions of English studies as a major element in American higher education; 4) to promote fruitful interrelationships among English and other disciplines; and 5) to interpret the relationships of the study and teaching of English to society at large.
  • College Language Association (CLA) CLA is comprised of college teachers of English and foreign languages which serves the academic, scholarly and professional interests of its members and the collegiate communities they represent. CLA publishes scholarly books, holds an annual convention and maintains a Placement Directory for its members.
  • Community College Humanities Association (CCHA) CCHA is for humanities faculty and administrators in two-year colleges. CCHA serves as a catalyst for defining the issues which face humanities faculty and administrators today, finding solutions to problems in the field, and establishing a communications network for humanists.
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) CCCC supports and promotes the teaching and study of college composition and communication by 1) sponsoring meetings and publishing scholarly materials; 2) supporting a wide range of research on composition, communication, and rhetoric; 3) working to enhance the conditions for learning and teaching college composition and to promote professional development; and 4) acting as an advocate for language and literacy education.
  • International Literacy Association (ILA) ILA is a global advocacy and membership organization and has worked to enhance literacy instruction through research and professional development. ILA's mission is to empower educators, inspire students, and encourage leaders with the resources they need to make literacy accessible for all.
  • International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) IWCA fosters the development of writing center directors, tutors, and staff by sponsoring meetings, publications, and other professional activities; by encouraging scholarship connected to writing center-related fields; and by providing an international forum for writing center concerns.
  • Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET) JACET strives to improve tertiary level English language education in Japan as well as promote research into language teaching and learning by offering venues for the presentation of research and its application, recognizing college teachers for meritorious work and conducting surveys of academia. JACET conducts research on theories and practices of English language education and related areas and aims to contribute to the improvement, progress, and development of college English education.
  • Modern Language Association (MLA) MLA promotes the study and teaching of languages and literatures through its programs, publications, annual convention, and advocacy work. MLA aims to advance many areas of the humanities, including literature, language, writing studies, screen arts, digital humanities, pedagogy, and library studies.
  • National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW) NAMW is a membership organization for memoir writers from all over the world. NAMW's goal is to help memoir writers feel empowered with purpose and energy to develop their stories into a publishable memoir, whether in essay form, a book, a family legacy, or a blog.
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. NCTE promotes the development of literacy, the use of language to construct personal and public worlds and to achieve full participation in society, through the learning and teaching of English and the related arts and sciences of language.
  • South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) SAMLA is an organization of teachers, scholars, and graduate students dedicated to the advancement of teaching and literary and linguistic scholarship in the modern languages. SAMLA membership extends throughout the southeastern United States and includes members from across the country and around the world.

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