<p style=”text-align: center;”>LLC African American Forum</p>
<p style=”text-align: center;”>Call for Papers for MLA 2021 in Toronto</p>
Theories of Black Women Intellectualism in the Nineteenth Century
Inviting talks on diverse iterations of intellectual thought amongst C19th Black women thinkers; Intellectual productions beyond the usual confines of the slave narrative or sentimental novel. 250 word abstracts to Danielle.email@example.com by March 23.
Octavia Butler: Then, Now, Thereafter
Inviting talks on any aspect of Butler’s life, archive, and legacy; Relevance to/for current crises; particular interest in proposals on carcerality; climate; leadership models and ethics. Send 250 word abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 23.
In Memoriam: African American Literary and Scholarly Greats
Submit 300-word abstracts for an In Memoriam Panel celebrating and critically engaging with the works and legacies of recently departed writers and scholars to email@example.com by March 23.
Co-Sponsored Panel with the Latina and Latino Literature Forum
Papers analyzing Afro-Latinx cultural and literary production. 150-word abstracts and CV to Elena Machado Sáez (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 15. This panel is co-sponsored with the Latina and Latino Literature Forum.