Conference News Archive

PAMLA 2021 Conference: Sahara Las Vegas Hotel (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, Nov. 14)

Our 2020 PAMLA Conference (Thursday, November 12 through Sunday, November 15) is being hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and held at the classic, recently renovated Sahara Las Vegas Hotel. Las Vegas in general, and the Sahara in particular, provide us with the perfect conference site:

Call-For-Special Sessions Extended: PAMLA 2020 Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada)

PAMLA 2020 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 12 - Sunday, November 15, 2020)

We are still accepting late special session proposalsSo please propose your special sessions to pamla.ballastacademic.com as soon as possible. Please take a look at the bottom of this page* for a list of General/Standing Sessions, and be sure your special session proposal does not replicate the topics of PAMLA's General/Standing Sessions.

PAMLA 2019: A Chicano Park Excursion

PAMLA Presents: A Trip to Chicano Park (Barrios Logan) San Diego, CA

2019 Pacific Coast Philology Award

2019 Pacific Coast Philology Outstanding Article Award

18 Unsolicited Pieces of Advice for Novice PAMLA Conference Attendees/Presenters

18 Unsolicited Pieces of Advice for Novice
PAMLA Conference Attendees/Presenters 

  1. Go to other folks’ sessions, and during the Q&A at the end, ask a real, thoughtful question or two (don’t make a speech disguised as a question). Doing so will be good for you, and good for the presenter and the entire session. Good listeners and thoughtful, polite questioners make a conference more successful.

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