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Northeast Modern Language Association

Submit an Abstract to Accepted Sessions

  • Paper abstracts are to be submitted electronically only. Sign in or create a user account to view the Call for Papers and submit.
  • Participants may submit paper abstracts to more than one session but may not present in more than one session of the same type. It is permissible, however, to present a paper as part of a panel and also to participate, for example, on a roundtable or creative session. Familiarize yourself with the types of sessions.
  • NeMLA looks for focused sessions that will draw interesting, quality debate. Your paper abstract should clearly establish the title, main topic, theoretical approach, and goals in relation to the session description.
  • No pre-formed sessions or reading of papers in absentia are allowed at NeMLA.

Deadline: September 30, 2016


  • Paper Title: 100 characters (including spaces)
  • Paper Abstract: 300 words

Baltimore 2016 Information

  • The deadline to submit abstacts to open sessions is September 30, 2016
  • 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; music and theater at the Baltimore Symphony Orhcestra, 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 more information, email


  • Once you receive notification of your acceptance from a session chair, be sure to update your NeMLA membership and read through the presenter policies. Acceptance/rejection letters will be sent by October 15th, 2016.