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Saturday, 27 December

118. African American and Caribbean Women’s Border Crossings

7:00–8:15 p.m., Sutter, Hilton

Program arranged by the Division on English Literature Other Than British and American

Presiding: Ifeoma C. K. Nwankwo, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “Floating Islands: Cosmopolitanism, Gender, and Racial Identity Formation in a Transnational Age,” Myriam J. A. Chancy, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

2. “The Sea Within: Sea Crossings and Sea Changes in Caribbean and Caribbean American Narratives by and about Women,” Lizabeth Paravisini, Vassar Coll.

3. “Writing the Other: Gender, Nation, and Text in Mayra Santos Febres’s Any Wednesday I’m Yours and Luz Argentina Chiriboga’s El Columpio de Rey Spencer,” Lesley Feracho, Univ. of Georgia

4. “Ntozake Shange: Cooking Up a Nation,” Courtney Thorsson, Columbia Univ.

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