Established in 1951 as the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference (MIFLC), the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Association (MIFLA) is an organization of teachers, scholars, and graduate students dedicated to the advancement of literary, linguistic, and pedagogical scholarship in foreign languages. MIFLA’s annual conference, MIFLC, is held each fall at a host university in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia, although the draw is national and international in scope. This annual event includes three days of presentations in multiple sessions, with a banquet and keynote speaker(s). (