CFP: Modern Language Association 2022 Convention in Washington, D.C. (January 6-9, 2022)

Modern Language Association 2022 Convention

Deadline for submissions is Monday March 21, 2021

The Late-19th- and Early-20th-Century American forum would like to invite proposals for two panels and one roundtable for the MLA 2022 Convention, to be held in Washington DC from January 6-9 2022.

1. Antifa before Fascism

Papers tracing genealogies of antifa to radical literary and print cultures of the first US Gilded Age. Work in non-English archives encouraged (but by no means required). Send 300-word abstracts to Travis Foster ([email protected]) by March 22.

2. Historicizing Critique

We invite proposals for papers about US literary/print cultures and critique (genres, modes, objects) in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century. Send 300-word abstract and a brief CV to [email protected] by March 22.

3. Roundtable: Novel Democracy

What is the relationship between democracy and the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century novel? Please submit 250-word abstracts and brief CV to Claudia Stokes and Gordon Fraser at [email protected] by March 22.