115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

115th Annual Conference

Friday, November 10, 2017 to Sunday, November 12, 2017

At Chaminade University of Honolulu
and the
Ala Moana Hotel
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sponsors:
Chaminade University of Honolulu

University of Hawai'i, West O'ahu

Chaminade University of Honolulu

The 2017 PAMLA Conference is being held over the November 10-12 weekend, at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu, with complimentary bus transportation to and from our official PAMLA Conference hotel, the Ala Moana Resort.

2017 PAMLA Conference "Overtime" Proposal Period: Sessions will close when filled

While most of our sessions are now closed, some remain open for submissions (until they find that one or two proposals they are in need of). Click on the link below to go to the CFP page so as to find sessions that are still in search of paper proposals. This is a first-come-first-served period, so sessions may be added to this list over the next few weeks or taken off, so do check back regularly. Since these sessions will close when the presiding officer finds that needed proposal, do propose as soon as possible.

Please click here for more information and to submit a paper proposal.

News and Announcements

2017 PAMLA Conference "Sudden Death Overtime" Proposal Period: Sessions will close when filled

While most of our sessions for the 2017 PAMLA Conference in Hawaii are now closed, some remain open for submissions (until they find that one or two proposals they are in need of). For example, as of today, these sessions still are open to proposals:

Autobiography; Biblical Visions in Literature; British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century; Comparative Literature; Comparative Media Studies; Conversations with the Past: Revising the Masters; Creative Writing: Poetry; Cultures of Teaching; East-West Circulations and Economies; Face and Speech: The Audiovisual Scene of Knowing and Encountering; Film in a Francophone Context; Folklore and Mythology; Indigenous Literatures and Cultures; Librettology and Opera Studies; Literature and Tourism; Material Cultures: Objects Transparent and Opaque; Mindsightings; New Italians; Nordic Literature and Culture...

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2017 PAMLA Conference Extended Paper Proposal List: Deadline, Monday, June 26

While some of our sessions are now closed to submissions, many others remain open. Click on the link below to go to the CFP page so as to find sessions that are still in search of paper proposals. Sessions may be added to this list over the next few weeks (or some may be taken off the list), so do check back regularly. You have until June 26 to propose to these open sessions.

Please click here for more information and to submit a paper proposal.

What are some of the sessions still in need of a strong paper proposal? Well, here are a few, but there are more:

Ancient-Modern Relations
Asian Literature
Biblical Visions in Literature
Blindness and Vision, Hidden and Revealed: Interpretations of Sight in Ancient Religious Texts
Classics (Greek)
...

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If you are joining us for the 2017 PAMLA conference at Chaminade University of Honolulu (November 10-12, 2017), please make your hotel reservation early at the PAMLA conference hotel: the Ala Moana Hotel.

We are very pleased to offer a special PAMLA Conference Hotel Rate at the lovely Ala Moana Hotel, in Honolulu. The Ala Moana Hotel is just a block from Ala Moana Beach Park and adjacent to the Ala Moana Shopping Center. This relaxed high-rise hotel is a brief walk from Waikiki Beach. With a lovely pool, fitness center, Starbuck’s, and restaurants, the Ala Moana Hotel has everything you’ll need for a wonderful conference and holiday stay.

The casual rooms include free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers. Most rooms have private balconies with mountain or ocean views.

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Our CFP list of approved sessions and online paper proposal system are now open.

The 2017 PAMLA Conference is being held over the November 10-12 weekend, at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu, with complimentary bus transportation to and from our official PAMLA Conference hotel, the Ala Moana Resort.

Please click here for more information and to submit a paper proposal.

There are more than 130 approved sessions. You may submit to more than one session, but may only deliver one paper at the conference itself.

Please submit your paper proposals by May 21st.

You have until May 21 to propose a paper to one of over a hundred standing and special conference sessions. All of these sessions have been approved as long...

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Please join us November 10– 12, 2017

For the 115th Annual PAMLA Conference

At Chaminade University of Honolulu

And the Ala Moana Hotel

 Check pamla.org regularly for more details about the conference 

Special Session proposals for 2017’s PAMLA Conference in Hawaii are due to PAMLA’s 2017 First Vice-President Katherine Kinney (University of California, Riverside), by January 3, 2017:  katherine.kinney@ucr.edu

Call for PAMLA 2017 Conference Special Session Proposals: “The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing” (Deadline January 3, 2017)

The theme for PAMLA 2016, the 115th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association...

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