MLA 2023: Comedy, Capitalism, and Hope
deadline for submissions:
March 15, 2022
full name / name of organization:
American Humor Studies Association and the Screen Arts and Culture Committee
How can critical comedy studies of popular and/or experimental media help us revive political theories of hope amid material conditions characterized by climate apocalypse, obscene inequality, and rising authoritarianism? We invite a range of approaches.
Please send 250-word abstracts and a brief bio to Sam Chesters at email@example.com and Maggie Hennefeld at firstname.lastname@example.org.