MLA 2020 - Persons in Poetry and Law

deadline for submissions: 
March 13, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Talia Shalev, CUNY Graduate Center

Persons in Poetry and Law

Panel Proposal for MLA 2020

January 9-12, Seattle, WA

What relationships exist between poetic and legal invocations of personhood? What emerges in examining the formal strategies involved in processes of invocation? Seeking papers that put poems and legal texts in conversation. Please send a 300-word proposal by March 13th to