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126. Juárez Bleeds: Violence and Globalization in the United States–Mexico Borderlands

Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Willow A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Chicana and Chicano Literature

Presiding: John Morán González, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. "Literature as Activism and as a Form of Transnational Feminist Praxis: Reading the Feminidicios in Alicia Gaspar de Alba's Desert Blood," Isabel Quintana-Wulf, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

2. "Crime, Spectacle, and the Disappearance of Truth: Reading the Femicides of Ciudad Juárez," Roberto Ponce-Cordero, Univ. of Pittsburgh

3. "Transnational Feminisms and the Unheard Confession of Sergio Barraza: Redirecting the Necrophilic Gaze from Border Town Rape to Life in Juárez," Marcelle Maese-Cohen, Univ. of California, Berkeley


  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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