The 2017 Conference will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia, from November 3-5. The conference special focus will be High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture. Session proposals are welcome on this or any topic of scholarly interest to the SAMLA community.
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 1, 2017, so please check back often.
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
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.
Conference year SAMLA Membership and Member Renewal Forms and SAMLA 89 Conference Registration Forms will be available April 1, 2017. Submissions to the General Call for Papers will also be accepted beginning April 1, 2017.
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.
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 will be available March 3.