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MLA Deadlines

November

1 Deadline for applications from advanced graduate students, non-tenure-track faculty members, and regular and life members residing outside the United States and Canada for partial reimbursement for travel to the 2014 convention

December

3 Registration deadline for the 2014 convention
10 Deadline for receipt of MLA election ballots (covering contests for second vice president, Executive Council, Delegate Assembly, and division and discussion group executive committees)
12 Deadline for receipt of 2014 convention addresses for “Who’s Here”

January

31 Deadline for receipt of proposals for honorary members and fellows
31 Deadline for receipt of proposals for recipients of the MLA Award for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement

February

21 Deadline for submission of convention calls for papers for the January 2015 convention

March

1 Deadline for submission of books competing for the 2014 James Russell Lowell Prize

April

1 Deadline for receipt of forum proposals for the January 2015 convention
1 Deadline for submission of books competing for the 2014 MLA Prize for a First Book and the 2014 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Literary Work

May

1 Deadline for receipt of entries for the 2014 competitions for works published in 2013 for the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize; the Howard R. Marraro Prize; the William Sanders Scarborough Prize; and the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prizes for Comparative Literary Studies, and French and Francophone Studies; for works published in 2012–13 for the Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize; the MLA Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project; the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Germanic Languages and Literatures; and the MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; for works published in 2010–13 for the Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize in Yiddish Literature

 

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