How to Approach the Epic Genre in the Time of Donald Trump - MLA 2020

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Société Rencesvals, American-Canadian Branch
contact email: 

We welcome papers on how to approach Epic, a genre deeply invested in the exclusion of difference and aesthetics of violence, at a time when nationalist agendas abound. Interested participants should send a one-page abstract to Rebeca Castellanos ( by March 15th.