The "Shape" of the Major ROUNDTABLE

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

The "Shape" of the Major ROUNDTABLE
For this roundtable discussion on the structure and content of the Literature Major, we invite presentations addressing how programs can balance their ideals of what should be taught with the realities of their faculty's expertise. Should the major be organized around periods? Genres? Concentrations? Something entirely different?

Please send 200-word proposals via attachment or snail mail to Edward Shannon ( and Monika Giacoppe (
AIS, Ramapo College
505 Ramapo Valley Rd.
Mahwah, NJ 07430

41st Anniversary Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

The 41st Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Interested participants 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.
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2009