College Language Association Conference
The Afro Romance Institute, under the leadership of Professor Mamadou Badiane, will be hosting the 2017 College Language Association Conference (CLA) from April 5 through April 8, 2017. The theme of the conference is: Interdisciplinary Studies and Diversity in Languages and Literatures. The Conference will be held at the Stoney Creek Hotel on S. Providence.
To provide some background information, the College Language Association is a professional organization, composed of College and University Professors of English and Foreign Languages. The College Language Association, founded in 1937 by a group of Black scholars and educators, is an organization which serves the academic, scholarly and professional interests of its members and the collegiate communities they represent. Since 1957, the Association has published the peer-reviewed CLA Journal, a quarterly featuring scholarly research and reviews of books in the areas of language, literature, linguistics and pedagogy.
CLA Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jamaica Kincaid
Harvard University Professor and Writer, Jamaica Kincaid, will deliver the keynote address at the CLA conference to registered participants during the final banquet held at the Stoney Creek Hotel.