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44. Old World Mirrors, New World Faces: Imagining Transatlantic Selfhood through Literature of the Americas

Thursday, 3 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 307, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Ryan James Kernan, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. "From Chateaubriand's Wilderness to Lanusse's Wasteland: Excavating the Transformation of French Romanticism in Les Cenelles, America's First Book of Indigenous Poetry," Ryan James Kernan

2. "The Passage of the Parasite from Haiti to Algeria via Brazil: Reading the Imperial Self-Imaginings of France in Jean-Baptiste Debret's Voyage pittoresque au Brésil," Esther Lezra, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

3. "Empathetic Unsettlement: Mexico's Black Tourism and Sleep Dealer," Carl Gutiérrez-Jones, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara


  • Comparative Literature – General

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