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Convention Deadlines

Except where indicated otherwise, the deadline is the close of business on the date listed. For specific information, please consult the procedures.

Please address all correspondence concerning sessions to the appropriate person below.

Divisions and discussion groups: Karin Bagnall, kbagnall@mla.org
Special sessions: Stacey Courtney, scourtney@mla.org
Committees: Maribeth T. Kraus, mkraus@mla.org
Allied organizations: alliedcoordinator@mla.org

2014
9–12 Jan. 2014 MLA convention held in Chicago
10 Jan. Postmark deadline for registration refund request for January 2014 convention
21 Feb. Deadline for submission of January 2015 convention calls for papers. Divisions must submit at least one call for papers per convention.
1 Apr. Program copy deadline for divisions, discussion groups, MLA committees, and allied organizations and for special-session proposals and forum proposals for January 2015 convention
Deadline for receipt of requests for waiver of membership requirements for participants in the January 2015 convention
Deadline for submission of requests for audiovisual equipment for the January 2015 convention
7 Apr. Deadline by which session participants at the January 2015 convention must be listed on the MLA membership rolls
15 Apr. Deadline for receipt of requests for funds for speakers at the January 2015 convention
early June Notification of Program Committee’s decisions mailed to members who submitted proposals for special sessions and competitive sessions for January 2015 convention
mid June Notification of decisions on funding requests mailed to organizers who applied for funds for speakers
mid July Proofs of program copy and information on date, time, and place of January 2015 convention sessions sent to organizers
late July Deadline for receipt of corrections to proofs of program copy for the November 2014 (Program) issue of PMLA for January 2015 convention
early Aug. Session organizers may post calls for papers for 2016 convention. Divisions must submit at least one call for papers per convention.
late Aug. Information on date, time, and place of the January 2015 convention sessions to be sent by organizers to panelists
late Sept. Fall 2014 MLA Newsletter (Convention Issue) mailed to members and posted online
early Oct. Early registration deadline for January 2015 convention
early Dec. Preregistration deadline for January 2015 convention
early Dec. Hotel reservation deadline for January 2015 convention
2015
8–11 Jan. 2015 MLA convention held in Vancouver

 

 
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