Online registration is now closed for the MLA Annual Convention.
131st MLA Annual Convention
Austin, 7–10 January 2016
The 2016 convention will be held in Austin from 7 to 10 January. The presidential theme for the 2016 convention is Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future.
All MLA members and others involved in the study or teaching of language and literature must register for the convention to participate in or attend meetings, visit the exhibit hall, take part in job interviews, or reserve hotel rooms at special MLA rates. The convention program will be available in the fall.
Learn more about how to participate.
Planning Your Convention Session
Call for Innovative Proposals
Calls for Papers
Collaborative-Session Idea Exchange
SESSION PROPOSAL AND PROGRAM COPY FORMS
Proposing a Special Session
Submit 2016 Convention Program Forms
(guaranteed sessions, collaborative and single-entity session proposals, social events, plenaries, membership waiver requests, and more)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Convention Participant FAQs
Convention Session FAQs
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