Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ 
April 7-10, 2011


Convenient by train to Newark Airport and New York City, Rutgers University is welcoming NeMLA to this beautiful university town. NeMLA’s annual convention features more than 350 sessions, representing all subject areas of the modern languages and literatures, covering a broad spectrum of scholarship and advancing innovative approaches to teaching.

NeMLA and Rutgers University are working together to bring top scholars as speakers and to create special events for the 2011 Convention, drawing on the rich resources of the area. The Convention will be kicked off with a reading by New Jersey poets at the Zimmerli Art Museum on Thursday evening.

NeMLA is a member-driven convention, accepting session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in the following areas:

American / Anglophone / British / Canadian / Comparative Languages
Composition / Cultural Studies and Film / French and Francophone
German / LGBTQ / Italian / Pedagogy / Portuguese
Professional / Spanish / Russian / Eastern European
Theory and Literary Criticism / Transnational Studies
Women's Studies / World Literatures (non-Western European language)

Please help NeMLA extend the conversation in these areas. To propose and chair a session, submit a panel proposal online at by April 22 at:

2010 membership is required to propose a session; proposers will be notified of Board approval of sessions in early May.

The full Call for Papers will be available online in June. The abstract deadline for most sessions will be September 30, 2010. The convention will be held at the Hyatt New Brunswick.

Birgit Tautz
Associate Professor of German, Chair
Department of German
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME 04101

The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Acting Assistant Editor:  Olaf Schmidt
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