College Language Association 2020 Convention

April 1-4, 2020

Hosted by The University of Memphis

Afrofuturism: Diasporic Visions

Convention Location: Hilton Memphis

939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN, 38120

Room Rate:  $149/day

Online 2020 Renewal and Convention Purchase

2020 CLA Convention

Draft Program, Forms, and Tickets

Convention Draft Program
Please review the 2020 College Language Association Convention Draft Program. We are looking forward to seeing you in Memphis for the 80th Annual CLA Convention!

Convention Participant Confirmation Form
Please complete this brief form regarding your presentation and/or attendance plans for the 2020 College Language Association Convention in Memphis, Tennessee, April 1-4, 2020.

Discounted Airport Parking
College Language Association has negotiated a special rate with, a national provider of airport parking reservations, for airport parking at your departure airport.

World Languages Luncheon Tickets
Join the College Language Association in honoring Civil Rights Activist, local author, and Latin American scholar Dr. Miriam DeCosta-Willis.

Langston Hughes Luncheon Tickets
Join the Langston Hughes Society for a luncheon and book signing featuring Kwame Dawes, poet and 2019 winner of the Windham-Campbell Prize for Poetry.

Vendor Registration Form
Limited exhibit spaces are complementary and will be located at the Hilton Memphis.

Author Table and Book Seller Form
This form is for current College Language Association (CLA) Members who are interested in displaying and/or selling their books at shared complimentary tables at the 2020 Convention.

Summer Mailing 2019-2020

CLA President Letter 2019-2020

CLA Vice President Letter 2019-2020

CLA Host Letter 2019-2020

Convention Poster 2019-2020

Call for Proposals (CFP) 2019-2020

First Time Attendee Award

For panels focused on English Language and Literature, address questions to: Dr. Jervette R. Ward, English Area Representative, [email protected].

For panels focused on World Languages and Literature, address questions to: Dr. Rhonda Collier, World Languages Area Representative, [email protected].

Allied Organizations and CLA Standing Committees should address questions to: Dr. Reginald Bess, CLA Vice President, [email protected].

If you have technical issues with our electronic submission form, please contact our CLA Public Relations Director, Dr. Tyechia L. Thompson, [email protected].

Call for Abstracts is Now Closed

See archives of previous CLA conventions.