|February 15th||Deadline for receipt of all CFP proposals from Permanent Section chairs.|
|February 20th||Deadline for receipt of all proposals for Special Sessions on the informal theme, "Consuming Cultures."|
|March 1st||The Program Committee will return decisions on all Special Session CFP proposals.|
|March 7th||Accepted Special Session CFP proposals will be published and circulated by the MMLA.|
|April 5th||Submissions to Permanent and Special Sections are due. Submissions should be sent to section chairs.|
Deadline for Individual Paper submissions. Papers submitted to Permanent and Special Sections should not be submitted to the Program Committee for consideration.
Deadline for session organizers and chairs to submit the Program Information Form.
Deadline convention for participants to become 2018 MMLA members and pay the 2018 early bird convention pre-registration fee. Membership dues and the convention pre-registration fee are non-refundable.
|August 15th||Convention schedule posted online.|
|September 15th||Deadline for session organizers and chairs to submit the Session Abstract Form. This form is optional; the MMLA keeps program abstracts on file in the event that we are requested to verify participation on a panel during the tenure process.|
|September 30th||Convention program printed. Because of printing deadlines, participants who have not paid the required fees by October 1st will risk being omitted from convention program. Please make sure your panelists are aware of this deadline and the online membership / pre-registration form (available on our forms page). Membership dues and the convention pre-registration fee are non-refundable.|
|September 30th||Deadline for receipt of convention papers in the MMLA office for advance distribution to convention registrants. This form is optional; advance distribution is not required for all panels.|
|October 16th||Deadline to complete pre-registration for convention non-presenters. After October 16th, on-site registration will be necessary.
Online and registrations sent in the mail will not be accepted after October 16th.
|November 15-18th||60th Annual Convention in Kansas City, MO at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.|