MLA Chicago, January 9-12, 2014; Innovative Criticism

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Robin Silbergleid & Kristina Quynn

We invite papers about the production and publication of innovative, experimental, affective, multi-genre, or performative criticism. This session considers (and enacts) how critics work with texts that distort lines between criticism, creative writing, theory, fiction, (auto)biography and thus necessitate an aligned self-reflexive and/or innovative critical response.

Please submit a 250-word abstract and a brief CV by 15 March 2013 to both Robin Silbergleid ( and Kristina Quynn (