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American Literature: Professional Associations

A Guide to American Literature Resources

Conferences & Symposiums

American Literature Association

ALA Symposia

“The American Short Story: An Expansion of the Genre” (A Symposium of the American Literature Association) Savannah, GA, October 20-22, 2016 CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

ALA Annual Conference

The 28th annual ALA conference will take place from May 25-28, 2017, in Boston, MA. More information to come.


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MLA Convention