MLA Call For Papers: Translation and Transcultural Audiences

MLA CFP: Translation and Transcultural Audiences

This special session at the 2016 MLA Convention in Austin will examine the role of translation in developing new audiences for literary texts, especially texts with multiple translations in different languages and for different time periods. How have translations created new audiences in the past and created contemporary audiences for classical texts? Furthermore, how can translations allow for additional potential audiences in the future? Email a 300-word abstract by March 15, 2015 to For questions, please contact Erin Riddle at


About Erica Mena

Erica Mena is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and book artist. Pronouns: they/them.
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