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: firstname.lastname@example.org):
(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.).
- MLA forums: https://www.mla.org/Membership/Forums
- MLA allied organizations: https://apps.mla.org/orginfo_directory
**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 (https://www.mla.org/Convention/Planning-a-Convention-Session) for further details.