2019 CLA Convention

College Language Association 2019 Convention

April 11-13, 2019

Hosted by North Carolina Central University

Raleigh, North Carolina

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2019 CLA Convention Program

Check this ONLINE Program for Program Updates!

Convention Location: Hilton North Raleigh Midtown

3415 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC, 27609

Room Rate:  $149/day

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The “College Language Association Summer Mailing 2018” includes:

  • Letter from the CLA President, Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper
  • Letter from the CLA Vice-President, Yvonne E. McIntosh
  • Letter from the Local Host for CLA 2019, Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas
  • Call for Papers (including hotel information)
  • Invitation for Convention Registration Fee Waiver for first-time attendees (which we invite you to share with colleagues and friends who wish to participate for the first time)
  • CLA Journal updates from CLAJ Editor, Sandra G. Shannon

Separate PDF documents Provide:

Please share these documents widely!

Continue to consult the CLA website for updates and additional information.

We look forward to seeing you in the Raleigh-Durham metropolis from April 11-13, 2019.

Online 2019 Renewal and Convention Purchase

Abstracts for the 2019 CLA Convention are due October 30, 2018.

How to Submit Abstracts

Only send your abstract to ONE of the following:

Send individual abstracts and proposals for panels focused on English Language and Literature to:


Address questions to: Dr. Jervette R. Ward, English Area Representative, [email protected]

Send individual abstracts and proposals for panels focused on World Languages and Literature topics to:


Address questions to: Dr. Rhonda Collier, World Languages Area Representative, [email protected]

ONLY Allied Organizations and CLA Standing Committees should send panel proposals to:


Address questions to: Dr. Yvonne McIntosh, 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].

Abstracts are due October 30, 2018.

See archives of previous CLA conventions.