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The 78th Annual CLA Convention will be April 4-7, 2018 and will be hosted by DePaul University. The Convention Hotel is the Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North, 350 W. Mart Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60654. The CLA Convention Rate is $149/night through March 15, 2018, and you may book online or by calling 312-836-5000. Register for the Convention and Reserve your hotel room TODAY!
Online 2018 CLA Convention Submissions are Due October 15, 2017 – Deadline EXTENDED to October 25, 2017.
Submit proposals in the area of English Language/ Literature to
https://goo.gl/forms/vRpWRbRaOOkMLsmJ3 and address any questions to Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones, English Area Representative, [email protected]
Submit proposals in the area of World Languages/ Literature, to https://goo.gl/forms/iYyrw2BCNip4dxhX2 and address any questions to Dr. Matthew Pettway, World Languages Area Representative, [email protected]
Only the Special Sessions, i.e. those from the Standing CLA Committees and the Allied Organizations, will be submitted to https://goo.gl/forms/1K7oqiHud5Dzw0Rj1 with any questions addressed to Dr. Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper, Vice President and Program Chair, [email protected]
If you have technical issues with our new electronic submission form, please contact our new CLA Public Relations Director, Dr. Jervette R. Ward, [email protected] See you in Chicago, April 4-7!!
Convention Summer Mailing
- Convention Poster
- Call for Papers Complete Description
- President’s Letter
- Vice President’s Letter
- Host Committee Chair’s Letter
- Updates from the CLAJ Editor
- Langston Hughes Society Luncheon
- First-Time Attendee Membership and Registration Fee Waivers
- Chicago Transit to Hotel Information
See archives of previous CLA conventions.