MLA 2019 - Humour in Literature from Africa and the Diaspora

deadline for submissions: 
March 13, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Adwoa Opoku-Agyemang

This panel will discuss the place of humour and laughter in African literatures and literatures from the African diaspora. What are the various ways in which humour manifests itself, and to what end? Diverse methodological approaches are welcome. Please send a 250-word proposal and a short bio.