Conference Information

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

Conference Registration for SAMLA 89 is now open. Conference year SAMLA membership (through June 30, 2018) is required for conference registration.  Please complete a New Member form or Membership Renewal form before completing your conference registration. 

SAMLA members who wish to present a paper at the 2017 SAMLA Conference are invited to review Calls for Papers submitted by session chairs and respond directly to the appropriate chair(s). CFPs will be posted as submitted through May 12, 2017, so please check back often.   

SAMLA is pleased to again offer a General Call for Papers. Scholars who have browsed our published CFPs and without finding an appropriate panel may use this form to submit an abstract directly to the SAMLA office.

SAMLA members who wish to propose a Special Session may submit a Call For Papers/Special Session Proposal indicating their session title, chosen topic, and CFP language (as applicable). Chairs of Regular Sessions (those so designated by the Program Committee after the presentation of Special Sessions at three consecutive SAMLA Conferences) or Affiliated Groups may also submit CFPs using the same
CFP form.  

Chairs of Regular and Affiliated Sessions may submit Session Information Forms for pre-formed panels. Special Session chairs must submit CFPs for Program Committee approval prior to submitting a Session Information Form.  

The Undergraduate Research Forum Session Information Form is available here—this form is for the use of faculty members proposing complete panels. The Undergraduate Research Forum General Call for Papers Form is available here—this form is for the use of individual undergraduate students submitting paper proposals. 

SAMLA 89 Exhibitor Registration Form is available here

Information regarding member and press ads in the conference program is
available 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.

SAMLA Information

2017 Membership and Conference Registration
Conference year SAMLA Membership and Member Renewal Forms and SAMLA 89 Conference Registration Forms are now available.

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

External CFPs
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. 

SAMLA Award Nominations
SAMLA is accepting nominations for the full range of awards to be presented at SAMLA 89. Deadlines and nomination forms may be found in the 2017 Dates to Remember listing to the right and in the drop-down awards menu above. 

South Atlantic Review

Issue 82.1 (Spring 2017)

We are pleased to announce the release of our Spring 2017 issue. We would also like to take this opportunity to announce that beginning with 82.1, SAR will be adopting the new MLA guidelines outlined in the 8th edition of the handbook. 

cover of SAR 82.1 

Special Issue CFP: Judith Ortiz Cofer

Special Issue CFP: Political Literature