2018 CLA Convention in Chicago, Illinois

Native Sons/Daughters and Immigrants in the Black Metropolis

The 78th Annual CLA Convention will be April 4-7, 2018 and will be hosted by DePaul University. 

See archives of previous CLA conventions.

Online 2018 CLA Convention Submissions are Due October 15, 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!!

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