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Monday, 29 December

470. Passing for American

8:30–9:45 a.m., Pacific Suite E, Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Literature of the United States in Languages Other Than English

Presiding: Dana A. Kress, Centenary Coll. of Louisiana

1. “Drowning Immigrants: Disputing the Land of Opportunity Myth during the Rise of Immigration Restriction,” Tim Prchal, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater

2. “To Pass or Not to Pass: The Creole Dilemma in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana Literature,” Christian Hommel, Univ. of Virginia

3. “Speaking in Spanglish; or, Passing for American,” Glenda R. Carpio, Harvard Univ.

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