NeMLA Call for Proposals: Deadlines in April and Sept

 The 48th NeMLA Annual Convention 

Baltimore, MD

March 23-26, 2017

Hosted by Johns Hopkins University

Call for Session Proposals 

Deadline for Session Proposals: April 29, 2016

Deadline for Paper Proposals: September 30, 2016

To submit a proposal please visit: 
2017 NeMLA Session Proposals

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Baltimore, Maryland, for its 48th annual convention. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature.

Baltimore has been pivotal to United States art, culture, and history, serving as a site for significant activism to bring awareness to issues of national importance. Destinations include the Edgar Allan Poe House; artistic and cultural collections at the Walters Art Museum and the Lewis Museum of African American History, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Everyman Theater, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, and much more!

The 48th annual convention will be held at the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront. Located in the scenic Harbor East District, the area provides excellent opportunities for attendees to enjoy the fine dining, entertainment, and culture that Baltimore has to offer

For this 2017 meeting, NeMLA particularly welcomes proposals on the following topics:

-Interdisciplinary humanities -Disability
-Digital humanities -Diversity
-Public scholarship/activism -Satire and humor
-Urban ecology/the city -Material culture
-Education and reform  

2016 NeMLA membership is required to propose a session, which is separate from 2017 Convention fees.

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For information about Baltimore, Visit Baltimore

NeMLA’s Administrative Host: The University at Buffalo

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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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