Proposing a Special Session

Philadelphia 2017

Thank you for your interest in proposing a special session for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia. The deadline to submit a proposal was 1 April 2016.

Proposal Basics

The above is only a partial list of proposal instructions. We strongly recommend that you review the links below before beginning your proposal.

Resources for Session Proposers

Calendar of Deadlines
Examples of Proposal Forms for Convention Sessions
Procedures for Organizing Meetings at the MLA Convention
Scoring Guidelines for Special Sessions
Special-Session FAQs
What Makes a Successful Special-Session Proposal? 
Why Was the Session I Submitted Accepted for the Convention?