MLA 2020: Queer Arabs / Queer Narratives

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rachel Norman
contact email: 

We seek papers for the MLA 2020 conference that discuss representations of queerness (interpreted broadly) within Arab and Arab American texts. How do representations of queer characters, queer narrative structures, queer language, etc., function and to what end? Send 250-word abstracts and a brief bio to Dr. Rachel Norman ( Deadline March 15.