Association of Literary Scholars, Critics and Writers. Seeks to promote excellence in literary criticism and scholarship, and works to ensure that literature thrives in both scholarly and creative environments. Sponsors annual conference providing space for encounters among scholars, critics, editors, teachers, fiction writers, poets, playwrights, and screenwriters.
California State University, Dominguez Hills. Has offered an M.A. in the Humanities by distance education since 1974. The program stresses the three areas of cultural knowledge, perceptual skills and creative production. Other distance education programs are also available.
Harrison Middleton University. This distance education institution offers doctorate programs based on the study of the Great Books of the Western World. Concentrations are available in imaginative literature, natural science, philosophy and religion, and social science.
Modern Language Association. Provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. Works to strengthen the study and teaching of language and literature.
Singapore Poetry. A site for "all things poetic" about Singapore, presenting not only lyric works but also fine arts such as music, film and design. Directed by a Singapore poet living in New York City, this site will help you get to know a country of burgeoning small presses and independent bookstores that champion local literature.