NeMLA Registrants can participate in several sessions but only in one session of each type.
It is permissible to present on a panel/seminar and a roundtable (or creative session), but not on two panels, or on two roundtables, or on a panel and a seminar (because the latter are both paper-based).
3-10 participants give brief, informal presentations (5-10 minutes) and the session is open to conversation and debate.
3-6 participants read their work in poetry, fiction, nonfiction or other genres, followed by Q&A.
Workshops model hands-on learning and are interactive discussions led by a moderator. They aim to develop professional skills or examine professional interests, responsibilities, and proficiencies.
NeMLA recognizes the significant contribution of visual presentations to the body of academic study of literature and other linguistic constructions. Poster presentations can relay complex information in ways that text alone cannot. There are three types of poster presentations at NeMLA: