"Publishing an Edited Collection of Essays," 41st Anniversary Convention, (NeMLA). April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

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Suha Kudsieh
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"Publishing an Edited Collection of Essays," 41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA). April 7-11, 2010, Montreal.

Deadline for submitting abstracts or proposals: September 30, 2009

Panel description: This is a roundtable panel that aims to demystify the process of collecting and publishing an edited collection of essays. Participants will deliver a short presentation (6-7 minutes), in which they explain how they managed to publish an edited collection of essays. Participants will share their experiences, tips, suggestions, and advice with the audience.

All participants must have published at least one edited collection of essays within the past 6-7 years. The panel welcomes proposals from panelists who work in various fields, such as comparative literature, European literatures, cultural studies, American studies, British Literature. The panel also welcomes proposals that cover classical, medieval, Renaissance and gender studies.

The panel also welcomes proposals from participants who edited a special collection of essays published in academic journals, especially ones indexed by MLA.

Interested participants are welcome to e-mail Suha Kudsieh at Trent University (kudsieh@gmail.com) by Sept. 30, 2009. The e-mail should contain the following information:
- Name of participant
- E-mail address
- Publication details of the participant's edited collection of essays (title, date of publication, publisher, and co-editors if there are any).

Since proposals will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis, participants are urged to e-mail Suha Kudsieh (kudsieh@gmail.com) as soon as possible.

The 41st Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Details and the complete Call for Papers for the 2010 Convention will be posted in June: www.nemla.org.

Interested participants in MeMLA's convention may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.

Travel to Canada now requires a passport for U.S. citizens; please get your passport application in early.

All presenters are expected to pay NeMLA's convention registration and membership fees. For more details, please check: http://www.nemla.org/about/membership.html