MLA 2023: Temporal Turns

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2023
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What is time? Why and how have questions surrounding temporality become central to queer and Black studies in recent times? What is the (non)relation between queer temporality and Black time? Please send 300-word abstracts and a short bio to and The MLA 2023 conference will take place in San Francisco, CA, from January 5-8 2023.