The Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA (to be held January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles) will be “Narrating Lives”: clearly a promising topic for those of us who work on philosophy and literature. Below is the official announcement of the theme, from Prof. Sidonie Smith (English and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan), the incoming president of the MLA. The deadline for special session proposals is April 1, 2010. For general information about the 2011 convention, click here. To submit a call for papers to be posted on the MLA website, click here. If you’d like to post a CFP for an MLA panel on this blog, please email the editors by clicking here.