How to cite a lecture in MLA

  • Lecture titles and event names. The title of the lecture appears in quotation marks.
  • Lecture locations. Often the location of the lecture will appear in the venue name.
  • Descriptive labels. A short descriptive label (e.g.
  • MLA in-text citation for a lecture.

Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you

1. How to quote a professor lecture?

  • The professor’s name (last name, first name)
  • The type of communication (such as “Personal interview,” “Classroom presentation,” or “Personal letter”)
  • The date (in day, month, year format)
  • If the document is written, add the medium (“MS” for manuscript [handwritten] or “TS” for a typed document)

2. How to create a MLA citation?

  • Align the title to the center of the document
  • Add a one-inch margin below the top edge of the paper
  • Do not bold, italicize, or underline the title
  • The title should be the same size and style as the rest of the document (12-point font)
  • Place a double space between the title and the first citation on the page

3. How do you cite a paper in MLA format?

Section Headings

  • Essays. MLA recommends that when dividing an essay into sections you number those sections with an Arabic number and a period followed by a space and the section name.
  • Books.
  • Sample Section Headings.

4. How do I cite a copy of a speech?

Method 2 Method 2 of 4: Following APA Format

  1. Look for a transcript of the speech in a book or journal. In APA, you don’t cite a speech itself.
  2. Start with the author’s name for a video or website. You should always put the last name first and in alphabetical order.
  3. Include the year and month of the speech was uploaded in parentheses.
  4. Write the title of the speech in italics.