Planning a Convention Session

Interested in organizing a session at the MLA Annual Convention or want to find out how you can participate in a session? The 2017 MLA Annual Convention will be held in Philadelphia, from 5 to 8 January. The deadline to submit session information for the 2017 convention was 1 April 2016. Calls for papers for the 2018 convention in New York City will be available in November 2016.

Preparing for the Session

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.

View future convention locations and dates.

Running the Session

If you have questions about planning a convention session, please contact us.