Black Humor Studies: Thinking--and Rethinking--Satire at MLA 2022

deadline for submissions: 
March 1, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
John Brooks / Boston College
contact email: 

Proposed panel for the meeting of the Modern Language Association 2022. MLA will convene in Washington, DC, 6–9 January 2022

We invite abstracts for papers that query/develop/theorize the genre of Black satire by thinking about its aims/audiences/range in relation to conventional satirical traditions and alternative frameworks such as the Black radicalism or Black pessimism/optimism.

Send 250-word abstracts to John Brooks at by 1 March 2021.