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PAMLA 2017 Conference Hotel: Ala Moana

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.

PAMLA 2017 Conference CFP: Chaminade University of Honolulu

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.

2017 PAMLA Conference

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 

PAMLA Conference AV and Parking and Directions, Oh My!

PAMLA Conference AV and Parking and Directions, Oh My!

The 2016 PAMLA Conference will be held entirely at the Westin Pasadena:

Westin Pasadena
191 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 792-2727

Members may obtain a name badge and printed copy of the conference program at the conference registration table located in the Santa Rosa Foyer (on the second floor upstairs from the lobby) of the Westin Pasadena. Registration times are available on the conference schedule.

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 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 and polite questioners make a conference a success.

2016 PAMLA Conference Creative Artist Spotlight: “Straight Out of … Venice, Korea Town, Leimert Park, East Hollywood, and Downtown L.A.: Los Angeles and the Poetry of its Neighborhoods"

On Friday, November 11, 2016, as a part of our PAMLA Conference at the Westin Pasadena, we will be holding a very special Creative Artist Spotlight event from 5-6 pm in the Madera room at the Westin Pasadena. The event is titled Straight Out of … Venice, Korea Town, Leimert Park, East Hollywood, and Downtown L.A.: Los Angeles and the Poetry of its Neighborhoods.” Please do try to attend, and feel free to invite your scholarly friends--this event is free and open to the public.

2016 PAMLA Conference Special Address Luncheons

2016 PAMLA Conference Special Address Luncheons

We will be having a number of very special events at the upcoming PAMLA conference at the Westin Pasadena, including two terrific luncheons and addresses, and a Forum that is sure to be fascinating. The two luncheons do involve an extra fee. Go here to make luncheon reservations: http://www.pamla.org/2016/registration-info

CFP: PAMLA Conference Sessions Still In Need of a Paper

2016 PAMLA Conference Extra-Extended Paper Proposal List: August 5 or When Session Fills, Whichever Comes First

 The following sessions are still in search of paper proposals. This is a first come, first filled extension. You have until August 5, or when the session is filled, whichever comes first, to propose to any of these sessions. So do propose soon.

Go here to submit a paper proposal: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

2016 PAMLA Conference Extended Paper Proposal List: Friday, July 1 Deadline

2016 PAMLA Conference Extended Paper Proposal List: Friday, July 1 Deadline

The following sessions are still in search of paper proposals. Sessions may be added to this list over the next few weeks, so do check back regularly. You have until July 1 to propose to any of these sessions.

Go here to submit a paper proposal: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas

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