NEMLA call for proposals (April 22, 2010)

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North East Modern Languages Association
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Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

Convenient by train to Newark Airport and New York City, Rutgers University is welcoming NeMLA to this beautiful university town. NeMLA's annual convention features more than 350 sessions, representing all subject areas of the modern languages and literatures, covering a broad spectrum of scholarship and advancing innovative approaches to teaching.

NeMLA and Rutgers University are working together to bring top scholars as speakers and to create special events for the 2011 Convention, drawing on the rich resources of the area. The Convention will be kicked off with a reading by New Jersey poets at the Zimmerli Art Museum on Thursday evening.

NeMLA is a member-driven convention, accepting session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in the following areas:

American
Anglophone
British
Canadian
Comparative Languages
Composition
Cultural Studies and Film
French and Francophone
German
LGBTQ
Italian
Pedagogy
Portuguese
Professional
Spanish
Russian / Eastern European
Theory and Literary Criticism
Transnational Studies
Women's Studies
World Literatures
(non-Western European language)

Please help NeMLA extend the conversation in these areas. To propose and chair a session, submit a panel proposal online at by April 22 at:
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/proposal_form.htm

2010 membership is required to propose a session; proposers will be notified of Board approval of sessions in early May.

The full Call for Papers will be available online in June. The abstract deadline for most sessions will be September 30, 2010. The convention will be held at the Hyatt New Brunswick.