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131st MLA Annual Convention
Austin, 7–10 January 2016

The 2016 convention will be held in Austin from 7 to 10 January. Sessions will be held in the Austin Convention Center, JW Marriott, and Hilton Austin. The presidential theme for the 2016 convention is Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future.

Sessions are organized by MLA members, but nonmembers are welcome to attend. Registration is required to participate in or attend meetings, visit the exhibit hall, take part in job interviews, or reserve hotel rooms at special MLA rates.

Registration and Travel

Register by 8 December to avoid late registration rates. To take advantage of discounted member rates, join the MLA today.

Session Information

General Information

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