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2020 ACLA Conference Annual Meeting - March 19th - March 22nd - Chicago

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Annual Meeting

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2020 Annual Meeting will take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Chicago, March 19th-22nd, 2020.

The ACLA's annual conferences have a distinctive structure in which most papers are grouped into twelve-person seminars that meet two hours per day for three days of the conference to foster extended discussion. Some eight-person (or smaller) seminars meet just the first two days of the conference. This structure allows each participant to be a full member of one seminar, and to sample other seminars during the remaining time blocks. Depending on space availability, we may also consider accepting a limited number of one-day seminars, especially if they are innovative either in presentation format or in terms of theme. The conference also includes plenary sessions, workshops and roundtable discussions, and other events.

Please note that the deadline for proposing seminars and papers for the 2020 conference has passed. To propose a seminar for the 2021 conference in Montreal, please return to our site in the summer. The online portal will open mid-July 2020. 

HOTEL BLOCK

The ACLA has a block of rooms set aside at a reduced rate for participants in the Chicago 2020 conference. If you would like to stay at the conference site (Sheraton Grand Chicago), please reserve your room using the following link: https://book.passkey.com/event/49969423/owner/2233/home Please note that the reservation MUST be made using this link and not through another site in order to secure the discounted rate.