Sunday, 30 December
753. (Trans)Nation: Race, Ethnicity, Citizenship, and the State of American Literature
1:45–3:00 p.m., McCormick, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by MELUS: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
Presiding: Melinda Luisa de Jesús, California Coll. of the Arts
1. “Globalization versus the Transnation in Twenty-First-Century United States Ethnic Literary Studies,” Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Arizona State Univ., Tempe
2. “Imagining Nation through the Black Male Body: Assessing the State of American Literature,” Simone C. Drake, Ohio Univ., Athens
3. “The Futuristic Borderlands of Asian American and Chicano Literature,” Stephen Sohn, Stanford Univ.