MLA panel 2023 CFP, Comparative Emancipation

deadline for submissions: 
March 4, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman, Marymount Manhattan College
contact email: 

Submissions revisiting "emancipation" (as key term) in global and comparative context: emergence and evolution of the term; political, religious, economic, social, and legal contexts; relation to post/colonialism, feminism, abolitionism, slave trade, desegregation, assimilation, etc. 250-word abstracts and bio.


Notes: This is a guaranteed panel sponsored by the CLCS Global Jewish forum at the MLA. We are hoping to solicit proposals from different areas for this comparative panel. (MLA 2023 will take place in San Francisco, 5-8 January)