Community-Engaged Pedagogies in the Literature Classroom

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2022
contact email: 

MLA 2022 (January 6-9, Washington, DC): "Community-Engaged Pedagogies in the Literature Classroom," an official panel for the Forum on the Teaching of Literature. Panelists discuss teaching literature with community-engaged pedagogies. As they engage with content, students learn about social justice and broaden career paths. Educators discuss balancing experience and content, navigating power differentials, and establishing reciprocal partnerships.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 15 March 2021

Send 250-word abstracts and a brief CV to Edward Whitley ( and Jessica DeSpain (

As one of the offical panels for the Forum on the Teaching of Literature, this is a guaranteed session at MLA 2022