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Northeast Modern Language Association

Pittsburgh 2018: Propose/Chair a Session

NeMLA 2018 Call for Proposals
  • Session abstracts are to be submitted electronically only. Sign in or create a user account to submit.
  • By submitting a session proposal you commit to be the session chair should the proposal be accepted. Once panel is accepted chairs must ensure that their membership is current.
  • NeMLA looks for focused sessions that will draw interesting, quality debate. Your proposal should clearly establish the title, main topic, theoretical approach, and goals for the session. Co-chairs allowed. No pre-formed sessions.
  • Before composing your proposal, familiarize yourself with the types of sessions and view NeMLA's Areas of Inquiry for information on topics sought.

Deadline: April 29, 2017

Format Requirements

  • All session submissions are electronic and thus have space restrictions.
  • Each session proposal must include:
    • A title [80 characters, including spaces]
    • An abstract [300 words]
    • A summary [550 characters, including spaces]


  • Should your proposal be accepted you will be notified via email. Once you receive notification of your panel's acceptance, be sure to update your NeMLA membership and read through the chair guidelines.