NeMLA's 52nd Annual Convention

March 11-14, 2021

The Northeast Modern Language Association is going virtual for its 52nd Annual Convention!

Join NeMLA members from across the globe for our inaugural but no less friendly virtual event.

This year's Convention is sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Romance Languages Department in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

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  • engage in cutting-edge academic conversation
  • propose papers and panels for the annual convention
  • receive a free subscription to 3 journals (MLS, NIS, MAST)
  • access fellowships and grants
  • get free mentoring
  • join the friendliest community
The Northeast Modern Language Association and the University of Richmond School of Arts & Sciences present: TRANSNATIONAL ITALIAN WOMEN WRITERS: A GAZE INTO THE FUTURE. Join us for a virtual conversation with three award-winning Italian women writers. This special session is sponsored by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Richmond. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: UBAH CRISTINA ALI FARAH is a Somali Italian poet, novelist, playwright, librettist and oral performer. She has published two novels, “Madre piccola” (“Little mother”) and “Il comandante del fiume” (“The commander of the river”). ANILDA IBRAHIMI was born in Valona, Albania in 1972. In 1994, she left Albania and moved first to Switzerland and later, in 1997, to Italy. Her first novel, “Rosso come una sposa,” was published by Einaudi in 2008. GABRIELLA KURUVILLA is a writer, painter and illustrator of Indian origins who was born in Milan in 1969. She studied architecture, and works as a professional journalist for numerous media outlets. MARCH 11, 2021, 12:00-1:30 PM.