Call for MLA 2014 CE Course and Symposia Ideas
MLA is now accepting ideas for thought provoking and innovative courses and symposia to offer at MLA '14 in Chicago, IL. Courses and symposia will be held on Friday, May 16, Saturday, May 17, and Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Suggestions must be submitted by Friday, December 14, 2012, for consideration by the MLA Continuing Education Committee (CEC) at its midwinter meeting in January 2013.
What new topics or courses have caught your eye? Who is teaching a class or has expertise you would like to tap into? What classes from past meetings would you like to see offered again? The MLA CEC wants to hear from you! Are you currently a course instructor or would you like to create a new course? You may nominate yourself.
MLA defines a symposium as a "learning opportunity organized for the purpose of providing a forum for discussion of a well-defined topic." Typically, it consists of a series of presentations by experts, followed by an exchange of opinions among participants. Active involvement of the attendees must be built into the symposium schedule to qualify as an educational opportunity.
If your idea is chosen by the CEC in January 2013, you will be asked to submit a full proposal, using the official MLA Symposium Guidelines for final consideration. Full proposals are reviewed and selected during the CEC annual meeting in May 2013.
Send your submission form to: Joey Nicholson, CEC Liaison, 2014 National Program Committee, NYU Health Sciences Libraries, New York University Langone Medical Center, 550 First Ave., New York, NY 10016; email: Joseph.Nicholson@med.nyu.edu.
Questions? Contact Joey Nicholson, at the contact information listed above
or contact Debra
Cavanaugh, continuing education coordinator, MLA, 65 East Wacker Place,
Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60601-7246; 312.419.9094 x32; fax, 312.419.8950; email,
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Last Updated: 2012 December 10