From Our Files | When Wimmin Stormed the MLA
BY Claire Potter ON December 10, 2015
In April, 1975, Ms. magazine reported on the progress women had made in storming the tweed bastions of the Modern Language Association’s Annual Meeting. “At this year’s convention,” Louise Bernikow wrote, “the programs about women novelists, women and power, and literature and homosexuaity drew the crowds. Male beards and pipes were there as usual, but it was the women, particularly radical lesbians and feminists, who emanated energy.” Click on the image below to read the rest of it!