About Suffering: Suffering in Modern Poetry (MLA 2023)

deadline for submissions: 
March 18, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Christos Hadjiyiannis / Institute of English Studies, University of London & University of Cyprus
contact email: 

This MLA 2023 special session invites proposals interested in how modern poetry has used and thematized suffering to talk about love, friendship, parenting, religion, politics, inequality, writing, reading, and nature, among other things.

To respond to this CFP, please send 250-300-word abstracts and 150-word bios to session organiser (Christos Hadjiyiannis at c_hadjiyiannis@yahoo.com). Please include any audiovisual equipment or accessibility needs for your presentation. If you are invited to participate in a 2023 session, you must be an MLA member by 7 April 2022. 

Deadline to submit proposals by email is March 18, 2022.