Tuesday, 29 December
601. Latinas/os and the Practices of Citizenship
9:00–10:15 p.m., Anthony, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Chicana and Chicano Literature
Presiding: Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
1. “Before and after the Gringo Came: Mexican American Masculinity and the New California Literary History,” Alberto Varon, Univ. of Texas, Austin
2. “Idealistic Assimilation and Empty Hope in Luis Rodriguez’s Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.,” Lou Freitas Caton, Westfield State Coll.
3. “‘Where You From?’: Neighborhood Violence, Coming of Age, and Identity Formation of Immigrant Youth,” Jennifer Rudolph, Colby Coll.