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Conference Information

SAMLA 89: High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture
November 3-5, 2017 ◆ Westin Peachtree Plaza ◆ Atlanta, Georgia 

The full version of the online SAMLA 89 Conference Program is now available here. A low-resolution version (ideal for mobile devices or quick downloads) is available here.

Any conference attendees wishing to participate in this year's Member Book Display may sign up here

Reservations for SAMLA group rate ($140, $162.40 with tax and fees) rooms at the Westin Peachtree Plaza may be made here.  Rooms at the group rate will be available until October 10, 2017 or until our block of rooms is filled, whichever occurs first.

Thursday Night Pre-Conference Event
flyer for The Flesh of History pre-conference event


SAMLA Information

New External CFP
CULTURE IN FOCUS: "Culture Matters: 'The State of Cultural Studies'"

SAMLA members are encouraged to review the list of external CFPs available on our website. Sponsors wishing to solicit papers from SAMLA members are encouraged to send their CFPs to for posting.

Welcome New Affiliate
SAMLA is pleased to welcome the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) to our roster of Affiliated Groups.

SAMLA 88 Member Book Display
Links to all member publications presented in the SAMLA 88 Member Book Display are available here.

South Atlantic Review

Issue 82.3 (Fall 2017)

We are pleased to announce the release of our Fall 2017 Special Issue: "Judith Ortiz Cofer: Legacy of a Cuento, In Memoriam (1952-2016)." 

cover of SAR 82.3 

Thank you to all who have submitted your work for review. It is our hope that more members will be doing so as we move ahead.