Please see below for two panels sponsored by the Law and the Humanities Forum at MLA 2021. If you have any questions, please let us know.
Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention
Toronto, January 7-10, 2021
1. Law and the Border (Guaranteed Session)
Papers on how law is made, upheld, or broken at its borders. State and national citizenship; internal and external borders and jurisdictions; extraterritoriality; exceptions and exclusions; walls, fences, rivers, footnotes. Send 250-500 word abstract and CV to Christine Holbo (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Saturday, March 14, 2020.
2. Legal and Literary Form (Non-Guaranteed Session)
How does literary form contribute to legal meaning? What forms does law take? Papers examining the role of form in legal and literary texts across all periods and places. Send 250-500 word abstract and CV to Melissa Ganz (email@example.com) and Ravit Reichman (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, 13 March 2020.