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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: Karin Bagnall, kbagnall@mla.org
Allied organizations: Deirdre Henry, dhenry@mla.org

2014
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
late Aug. Information on date, time, and place of the January 2015 convention sessions to be sent by organizers to panelists
early Sept. Early registration for MLA members opens for January 2015 convention
late Sept. Fall 2014 MLA Newsletter (Convention Issue) mailed to members and posted online
early Oct. Early member registration rates end. Regular registration opens for members and nonmembers 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
9 Jan. Postmark deadline for registration refund request for January 2015 convention
12 Jan. Session organizers may post calls for papers for 2016 convention.
28 Feb. Deadline for submission of January 2016 convention calls for papers
1 Apr. Program copy deadline for all convention sessions, including special sessions, for January 2016 convention
Deadline for receipt of requests for waiver of membership requirements for participants in the January 2016 convention
Deadline for submission of requests for audiovisual equipment for the January 2016 convention
7 Apr. Deadline by which session participants at the January 2016 convention must be listed on the MLA membership rolls
15 Apr. Deadline for receipt of requests for funds for speakers at the January 2016 convention
early June Notification of Program Committee’s decisions mailed to members who submitted proposals for special sessions and competitive sessions for January 2016 convention
mid June Notification of decisions on funding requests mailed to organizers who applied for funds for speakers

 

 
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