This special session proposes to explore poetry's role in theorizing and enacting societal change. It will center on two questions:
Where do we go from here?
What roles should poetry play?
Hybrid talks, historical, and comparative approaches encouraged. Some interlocutors: Audre Lorde, Fred Moten, Paul Ricoeur, Sarah Schulman, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, etc.
Please send your CV and and a 250-word abstract by Mar 22.
NOTE: MLA 2022 is scheduled to take place in Washington, DC on 6–9 January 2022