Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0445. Thursday, 19 May 1994.
From: Louise Mowder <MOWDER@ZODIAC.BITNET>
Date: Wednesday, 18 May 1994 13:10:36 -0400
Subject: A New Electronic Mailing List: E-GRAD
Announcing a new electronic mailing list:
dedicated to the interchange of ideas and information among graduate students
in English and the modern languages.
E-GRAD is sponsored by the Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Language
Association, for the exchange of academic, professional, and practical
E-GRAD is an open, unmoderated list, devoted to the concerns of graduate
and post-graduate students in English and the modern languages. This list
provides a forum to:
>disseminate information on academic programs, teaching, funding, new
publications, government and campus-based academic developments, and
job opportunities (or lack thereof);
>distribute calls for papers, conference announcements, professional
notices, and other related material;
>share research queries, materials, insights and concerns, and to discuss
specialized topics, as well as practical and personal issues related to
the Ph.D. process;
>debate critical, theoretical, pedagogical and technological issues;
>provide communication between the members of the Graduate Student Caucus
of the MLA, including a rapid transmission system for the Caucus Newsletter and
other MLA information. While subscribers are not required to be members of
the Graduate Student Caucus or the Modern Language Association, they should
expect to receive postings concerning both.
How to subscribe to E-GRAD:
Do NOT send a message directly to the list. Send it instead to the "listserv"
that handles the list. The listserv program on the mainframe computer at the
other end will figure out your e-mail address from the header on your
Send the following message to
Leave subject line blank.
In message area, type SUBSCRIBE E-GRAD (you name).
You will receive acknowledgement from the Listserv upon acceptance.
To send a message to E-GRAD, post it directly to
All messages will be posted directly to the list. Please note: while this
list is not moderated, the listowner expects professional and courteous
dialogue at all times. Advertisements, flames, and other noxious material
will not be permitted.
If you have any questions or want additional information, please contact
the list owner:
New Brunswick, N.J. 08901
PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE. Thanks!