NeMLA 2014 Convention

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6, 2014

Whitaker Center for Science and Arts.

Host Institution: Susquehanna University


Set in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the Northeast Modern Language Association’s 45th annual convention continues the association’s tradition of generative scholarship. The 2014 event will include guest speakers, literary readings, professional events, and workshops; and will have a special emphasis on drama and creative writing. A reading by George Saunders will open the Convention.

Located on the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg is known for its vibrant restaurant scene, historical sites, the National Civil War museum, and nearby Amish Country and antique shops. The 2014 convention will be downtown at the Hilton Harrisburg and the Crowne Plaza. Events with transportation will be planned to help you make the most of your stay.

The convention will be held April 3-6. A low Harrisburg rate of $125 will be offered, with hotel blocks opening mid-December after the preliminary program is completed.

Convention information is now available, including the following:

Schedule Information

Convention Information

Index of sessions by area

Index of sessions by track

Index of participants (presenters and chairs)

Index of institutions represented

NeMLA’s site is designed to adapt automatically to the smaller screens on mobile devices, but sometimes you have a poor Internet connection, or you want to do more than just view information about the convention. is a web app that serves as your digital program for convention 2014. is designed for mobile devices, including phones and tablets, and offers the following features:

Full details about the app, including instructions for using its features with iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) and Android devices (phones and tablets) are available within the app. Questions about the app, suggestions for improvements, or any other feedback can be sent to