October 9-11, 2014 ~ Boise, Idaho at the
Grove Hotel

2014 Convention Program
Boise Skyline
Photo courtesy of the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau
George Bernick, photographer
Victor Mair,Keynote Speaker
Renowed Sinologist and 2014 Keynote Speaker Victor Mair is shown with colleagues at the convention in Boise, Idaho. Left to right: Christopher Lupke, Washington State University; Paul Manfredi, Pacific Lutheran University;V ictor Mair, University of Pennsylvania; Toni Tan, Director of Cambria Press; and (front) Joy Landeira, RMMLA Executive Director.
Thank you for your interest in the 68th annual RMMLA convention, which was held from October 9 - 11, 2014 at the Grove Hotel in Boise,Idaho. We hope you join us next year in Santa Fe, New Mexico at the Hilton Buffalo Thunder Resort, October 8-10, 2015.

Call for Papers & Paper Proposals

Our CALL FOR PAPERS for the convention is always available in mid-November for the following year. Browse the categories to find a session(s) in your interest area and email a proposal to a session chair. March 1 is the deadline for submission of one-page paper proposals to session chairs of all Regular, Special and Affiliate Sessions listed in the CFP.

Chairs have been asked to notify all those who submitted proposals of their acceptance or rejection preferably by March 15, but not later than March 31. If you submitted a proposal and have not heard back from the chair by early April, please email rmmla@rmmla.org.

All requests for particular scheduling MUST be made by MAY 1 (email rmmla@rmmla.org). Late requests may not be considered.

Visit General Convention Guidelines for more info.

Special Topic Sessions

Every year we invite RMMLA members to propose Special Topic Sessions, especially those highlighting the West and/or Rocky Mountain topics. Click "Special Topic Sessions - How To" for information on how to propose an STS and the approval process.

Mark your calendars every year in October for the exciting RMMLA conventions and check this web site regularly for updates on our 2015 conference in Santa Fe.

RMMLA is an organization for its members. You are asked to be current in your dues by APRIL 1 to attend the convention, present a paper, or have your name included in the convention program. Thank you in advance for your support of this policy.