Past Conferences

The 33rd Annual MELUS Conference
“Underground Histories
University of Cincinnati
March 21-24, 2019, University of Cincinnati
The 32nd Annual MELUS Conference
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
May 3-6, 2018
MELUS-2018_Program (pdf)
MELUS-31-200x134 The 31st Annual MELUS Conference
Harboring: People, Places, and Practices”
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April 27-30, 2017, Cambridge, MA
  The 30th Annual MELUS Conference
“Doing the Charleston”: Performing Racial, Gender, Sexual, and Class Identities in Multi-ethnic American Literatures and Culture
2016, College of Charleston
March 3-6, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina
melus_2016_-program (pdf)
 29th-program The 29th Annual MELUS Conference
Arrivals and Departures in U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literatures
2015 University of Georgia
April 9-12, 2015
Athens, Georgia
Conference Program (.pdf)
2014-program The 28th Annual MELUS Conference & The Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium
“Going to the Territory: Cultural Geographies of Ethnic American Literature”
2014 Oklahoma City
March 6–9, 2014
Conference Program (.pdf)
2013-conference-cover The 27th Annual MELUS Conference
“The Changing Landscape of American Multiethnic Literature through Historical Crises”
2013 Indiana University of Pennsylvania
March 14–17, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA
Conference Program (.pdf)
2012-program The 26th Annual MELUS Conference
“Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism”
2012 Santa Clara University
April 19–22, San Jose, California
Conference Program (.pdf)
2011-conference-thumb 25th Annual MELUS Conference
“Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts”
2011 Florida Atlantic University
April 7-10, 2011, Boca Raton, Florida
2010-thumb The 24th Annual MELUS Conference
“Ethnic Transformation in the Self and the City”
2010 The University of Scranton
April 8-11, 2010, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Conference Program (.pdf)
2009-thumb The 23rd Annual MELUS Conference
“Poetic Justice: Imagination, Empowerment, and Identity in Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US”
2009 Washington State University
April 2-5, 2009, Pullman, Spokane, WA
Conference Program (.doc)
2008-thumb The 22nd Annual MELUS Conference
“Towards a Confluence of Multi-Ethnic Arts and the University”
2008 The Ohio State University
March 27-30, 2008, Columbus, Ohio
2007-thumb The 21st Annual MELUS Conference
“Work, Migration, and Globalization: Contested Journeys in Multi-Ethnic US Literature”
2007 California State University, Fresno
March 22-25 2007, Fresno, CA
Conference Program (.pdf)
The 20th Annual MELUS Conference
“Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures”
2006 Florida Atlantic University
April 27-30, 2006, Boca Raton, Florida
The 19th Annual MELUS Conference
“Urban Ethnicities”
2005 University of Illinois at Chicago
April 8-10, 2005, Chicago, IL
Conference Program (.doc)
The 18th Annual MELUS Conference
“Transfronterismo: Crossing Ethnic Borders in U.S. Literatures”
2004 The University of Texas at San Antonio
March 10-14, 2004, San Antonio, TX
The 17th Annual MELUS Conference
“Home Place, Identities, and the Political in U.S. Ethnic Literature”
2003 Florida Atlantic University
April 10-12, 2003, Boca Raton, Florida
The 16th Annual MELUS Conference
“Pedagogy, Praxis, and Politics: Multiethnic Literature in U.S. Education”
2002 University of Washington
April 11-14, 2002, Seattle, WA
The 2002 Indo-American Centre for International Studies, Hyderabad, India (3rd conference of MELUS-India)
“Politics of Location in the Literatures of the Americas”
The 15th Annual MELUS Conference
“Taking Stock of Multiethnic Literatures”
2001 Knoxville College
March 1-4, 200 Knoxville, Tennessee
The 14th Annual MELUS Conference
“Multiethnic Literatures and the Idea of Social Justice”
2000 Tulane University
March 9-12, 2000, New Orleans, LA
The 2000 University of Orléans, France, France (2nd conference of MELUS-Europe, now MESEA)
“Comparative Ethnicities: Europe and the U.S.A.”
The 13th Annual MELUS Conference
“Migrating Bodies: Movements in Ethnic, Racial, and Gender Discourses”
1999 Vanderbilt University
March 1999, Nashville, Tennessee
Conference Program
The 12th Annual MELUS Conference
“Styling Out in American Literature(s)”
1998 Howard University, Washington, D.C.
April 23-26, 1998
The 11th Annual MELUS Conference
“Multi-Ethnic Literatures Across the Americas and the Pacific: Exchanges, Contestations, and Alliances”
1997 University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu
April 18-20, 1997
The 10th Annual MELUS Conference
1996 University, Greensboro, North Carolina
April 1996, Greensboro, NC
The 9th Annual MELUS Conference
1995 Johnson and Wales University
April 28-30, 1995, Providence, Rhode Island
The 8th Annual MELUS Conference
1994 Texas A&M University at College Station
April 1994, College Station, TX
The 7th Annual MELUS Conference
1993 University of California, Berkeley
April 30-May 1, 1993, Berkeley, CA
The 6th Annual MELUS Conference
1992 University of California, Los Angeles
April 1992, Los Angeles, CA
The 5th Annual MELUS Conference
1991 University of Minnesota
April 11-13, 1991, Minneapolis, MN
The 4th Annual MELUS Conference
1990 University of Illinois at Chicago
April 20-21, 1990, Chicago, IL
The 3rd Annual MELUS Conference
1989 East Carolina University
March 17-18, 1989
The 2nd Annual MELUS Conference
1988 University of Massachusetts in Amherst
April 16-17, 1988, Amherst, MA
The 1st  Annual MELUS Conference
1987, University of California Irvine
April 1987, Irvine, CA