Contact Us | Donate | Advertise Follow us on TwitterFollow us on facebookFollow us on LinkedIn


For the most complete display of articles, please login.

Editor - Christine Willis, AHIP
Copy & Production Editor - Charlene M. Dundek
Full Editorial team - Access here
MLAConnect is updated continually. Most articles are restricted to MLA members and/or to members of specific MLA sections. For the most complete display of articles, please login.
Submit to MLAConnect.
Refer to the MLA Style Manual when writing articles.
Products, services, and events published in MLAConnect do not constitute MLA’s endorsement or approval. Opinions expressed in MLAConnect are the authors’ and do not necessarily express those of the association.

No Calendar Items Exist.

MLAConnect < Article detail

Download the Checklist: Get Your Abstracts Ready for MLA '24

The Contributed Content Working Group (CCWG) has put together a checklist for submitting an MLA ’24 contributed paper or immersion session. Use this checklist to polish your abstract and make it shine!'s

Don’t forget, the deadline to submit your abstract for the first round proposals is quickly approaching on October 26, 2023!

MLA '24 abstract submission checklist

Download the Checklist

How to Submit Your Abstract

All you need to get started on the submission process is your name and email. Your details and progress will be saved, and you will automatically be opted-in to receive reminders about your abstract submission. MLA also provides several resources to help with your proposal submission:

Drop-In Sessions for Your Questions - New for MLA ’24!

Drop in the next session on October 17, 2023 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., central time to get answers and feedback from the Contributed Content Working Group (CCWG). Stay as long as you'd like, and don't forget the deadline to submit your abstract is coming up on October 26, 2023!

Register Now

But Wait, There's More! Presenter Discount

MLA member presenters who will be attending MLA ’24 in person in Portland may be eligible for a $75 in-person registration discount. Discounts are available as follows:

  • Up to 2 presenters per in-person presentation/paper/poster
  • Up to 4 presenters per in-person immersion session
  • Presenter discount is not available in combination with existing registration discounts such as an institutional bulk registration or student registration, or for one-day in-person registrations.

Don’t forget, the Call for Proposals: Round 1 contributed papers and immersion sessions abstract submissions are due by October 26, 2023, at 10:59 p.m., central time / 11:59 p.m., eastern time.

Questions? Contact the MLA Contributed Content Working Group.

If no content displays, it may be because the access to this article is member-only. Please login below, and then use the back page control to get back from the home page to the page displaying the article.