CFP – ChLA/MLA Session

ChLA/MLA Session Call for Papers
January 4-7, 2018, New York, New York

Each year, the Children’s Literature Association is guaranteed one session at the MLA and can submit proposals for up to two more.* If you would like to propose a session topic, by June 5, 2016, please send to the ChLA/MLA Liaison (Kate Slater:
(1) a short description of your proposal idea, and, if relevant,
(2) the name of another MLA-affiliated entity (forum or allied organization) you plan to seek as a co-sponsor.

The ChLA Board will examine the proposals and select the top three (one guaranteed, plus two additional**) for submission to the 2018 MLA Convention, held in New York City, January 4-7.

*If ChLA chooses to submit two additional sessions, one of those sessions must be a collaborative session with another entity (forum, allied organization, etc.).

**The proposals for the two additional sessions are not guaranteed and will be reviewed by the MLA Program Committee. Please see the Planning a Convention Session page of the MLA Web site ( for further details.