MLA 2022 Guaranteed Session: Our Aesthetic Contexts

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
TC Forum on Cognitive and Affect Studies
contact email: 

The MLA Forum on Cognitive and Affect Studies is pleased to sponsor a guaranteed session on “Our Aesthetic Contexts” at the 2022 MLA Convention in Washington, DC. We invite papers that explore how the situational, relational, and mediated contexts in which audiences encounter the arts (including fiction, poetry, theater, film, visual art, music, and dance) enable distinctive aesthetic, affective, and ethical experiences. Submit a 300-word abstract and CV to Elaine Auyoung ( by 15 March 2021.