Loyola University Chicago

Midwest Modern Language Association

Literature, Language and Culture

The Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) is a non-profit organization of teachers and scholars of literature, language, and culture. A regional affiliate of the Modern Language Association, the MMLA provides a forum for disseminating scholarship and improving teaching in the fields of literary and cultural criticism.  Loyola University Chicago supports the mission of the MMLA by serving as its institutional host. 


The Working Draft of the 2019 MMLA Convention is Now Available! 

2019 MMLA Convention Program Book Draft

Please review the program book for any mistakes in your information and please check the time and location of your panel. Please also note that we still have several panels that need moderators. Email any issues to mmla@luc.edu

Submit an Article for the Fall 2019 Journal!  The MMLA is now accepting submissions in English, Spanish, French, or German!  

This issue is entitled "“Consuming Cultures” and the CFP can be found here.  The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2019.


Register for the Fall 2019 Convention! 

All attendees must be members of the association to attend the convention. The deadline for convention presenters to pre-register is July 1st, 2019. Please register via Mail  or online through 123SignUp: