Law and the Humanities Forum panels at MLA 2020

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    Melissa J. Ganz

    Please join us at MLA 2020 for the following sessions sponsored by the Law and the Humanities Forum:  

    Session 189:  What’s Next for Law and the Humanities?

    Thursday, January 9,  7:00-8:15 p.m.

    WSCC – Skagit 3

    Presiding:  Kathryn D. Temple, Georgetown U

    1. “The Constitution as the Aesthetic Representation of the People,” David Tse-chien Pan, U of California, Irvine

    2. “In the Shadow of the Sciences:  The Evolutionary Future of the Law and Humanities Interdiscipline,” Andrew John Majeske, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City U of New York

    3. “The Poetics of Emancipation in the Contemporary:  M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong! and Solmaz Sharif’s Look as Archival Palimpsests,” Asimina Ino Nikolopoulou, Grinnell C

    4. “From Representation to Aesthetics:  On Legal and Literary Form,” Rose Casey, West Virignia U, Morgantown


    Session 615:  Law, Literature, and Human Rights

    Saturday, January 11, 5:15-6:30 p.m.

    WSCC 204

    Presiding:  Melissa J. Ganz, Marquette U; Christine L. Holbo, Arizona State U

    1. “Two Appeals to the World! W.E.B. Du Bois, Harry Truman, and the Turn from Human to Civil Rights,” Joseph Darda, Texas Christian U

    2. “Conditions of Entry:  Hospitality and the State in Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Writing,” Carolyn Ownbey, U of Chicago

    3. “Contando Muertos:  Narrating and Counting the Dead in Alia Trabucco Zerán’s La resta and Chile’s Rettig Report,” Callie Ward, Stanford U

    4. “Are Guantánamo Detainees Human in a Human Rights Context?  Readings in History, Law, and Literature,” Alexandra S. Moore, Binghamton U, State U of New York


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