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439. The Futures of Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism

Saturday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Willow B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature

Presiding: Ignacio Sanchez-Prado, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

Speakers: Susan Jennifer Antebi, Univ. of Toronto; Jon Beasley-Murray, Univ. of British Columbia; Román de la Campa, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Brian Lee Gollnick, Univ. of Iowa; Jaime Hanneken, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Mabel E. Moraña, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Dierdra Reber, Emory Univ.

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Session Description:

This roundtable will engage new openings and possible futures of Latin American literary and cultural studies. It will assess seemingly exhausted paradigms in Latin American studies (like cultural studies, transculturation, the literary), while proposing new trends and ideas (like affect, disability studies, posthegemony, negative dialectics, and a new theory of class) to think new lines of inquiry in the field.


  • Latin American Literature

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