Below are CFPs for panels to be sponsored by the Milton Society at next year’s MLA Convention. These are also available at mla.org.
Please feel free to disseminate widely.
With best wishes,
John Milton: A General Session
All papers on the poet and statesman are invited; especially welcome are those connecting Milton with other authors and fields. Two-page curriculum vitae and 500-word abstract by 15 March 2016; Ann Baynes Coiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Feisal G. Mohamed (email@example.com).
Race, Religion and Form in Spenser and Milton
(Cosponsored by the International Spenser Society)
What distinguishes Saracens, papists, and Christians in Spenser’s and Milton’s poetry? Possible topics: race/nationhood, singularity/universality, form/genre, human history/politic, theology/religion. 350-word abstract and two-page CV by 10 March 2016; Melissa Sanchez (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Tiffany J. Worth (email@example.com).