MLA 2018: Literature, Race, and Violence

deadline for submissions: 
March 10, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Omaar Hena, Wake Forest University
contact email: 

“Literature, Race, and Violence” is a panel co-organized by the forums LLC 20th- and 21st-Century English and Anglophone and CLCS Global Anglophone.

How do structures of racial violence shape cultural texts? How do writers, artists, and thinkers mediate and potentially reimagine violence in the contexts of colonialism, postcolonialism, and globalization? 200-300 word abstracts by 10 March 2017 to Omaar Hena, or