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.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.centenary.edu/french/passingforamerican.