For the first time in almost 20 years, there are likely to be more full-time jobs in 2012-13 for foreign-language scholars than for people with Ph.D.’s in English, according to the Modern Language Association.
What else can I say but CHEERS! Read the rest of the article. It will make you feel like it’s Christmas already.
People in English lit: please don’t get offended. Let us enjoy our turn for once. Maybe we will finally get a few good conference spots at the MLA and will stop feeling like the MLA’s stepchildren.