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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 during the Q&A at the end, 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, polite questioners make a conference more successful.

PAMLA General Session: Creative Writers Spotlight 2018

PAMLA General Session: Creative Writers Spotlight

Friday, November 9, 2018

WWU, Performing Arts Center Mainstage

9:15 am – 11:00 am (with book signing to follow)

PAMLA 2018 Forum: Acting, Roles, Stages

PAMLA Forum: Acting, Roles, Stages

Please join us for our annual PAMLA Forum, always a highlight of our conference, beginning immediately after a brief PAMLA General Membership Meeting (on Saturday, November 10, at 4:50 pm). At the PAMLA General Membership Meeting find out who has been elected to the PAMLA board, where next year’s PAMLA conference will be held, and to be there for the presentation of the PAMLA Distinguished Service Award.

PAMLA 2018 Conference Transportation and Shuttle Info

PAMLA 2018 Conference Transportation and Shuttle Information

Transportation to Western Washington University/Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham/Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bellingham

Please Join Us: PAMLA Conference Luncheons & Addresses

2018 PAMLA Conference Luncheons and Addresses

Please join us for one or both of our PAMLA Luncheons. They do cost a bit extra, but are some of the most memorable and useful events at the conference. You can join us for a lovely luncheon and the Friday Presidential Address and/or Saturday Plenary Address by making your reservation here: https://www.pamla.org/2018/registration-info

PAMLA German Studies Grant

Students presenting at this year's PAMLA Conference on a topic in the field of German Studies have a new funding opportunity. Please encourage them to apply for the PAMLA German Studies Grant on the PAMLA website.

Applications are due on September 10th, 2018.

As a reminder:

PAMLA German Studies Grant for Graduate Students

The PAMLA German Studies Grant honors the memories of a number of Germanists who had been active in PAMLA, including Gunter H. Hertling, Wolfgang Nehring, Jens Rieckmann, Thomas Saine, Hans Wagener, and others.

Sudden Death, First-Come, First-Served Extended Deadline Paper Proposal Period for 2018 PAMLA Conference

  • Did you miss the initial PAMLA paper proposal deadline?
  • Did you get brain-lock and neglect to propose a paper for PAMLA 2018?
  • Are you a tad blue, perhaps even a deep blue-purple-despondent, as a result?

Well, do we have GOOD news for you! We have now entered the "Sudden Death, First Come, First Served Extended Deadline Period" (SDFCFSEDP to connoisseurs of unmanageable acronyms).

PAMLA 2018 Conference CFP and Online Submission System

Please join us for the 2018 PAMLA Conference, to be held over the November 9-11 weekend, at lovely Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. With over 125 approved sessions, please join us for this scholarly conference devoted to the advancement and sharing of knowledge of ancient and modern languages, literatures, media, and cultures. To propose a paper or for more information about the various sessions: https://pamla.org/2018

Paper proposals are due by May 30 (via PAMLA’s online proposal system).

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