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227. Hemispheric Americas, Transnational Crossings

Friday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Willow A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

Presiding: John Burt Foster, George Mason Univ.

1. "'The Most Expensive Piece of Fish You'll Ever Buy'; or, A Short Detour through Brazil: The Deviousness of Language," David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford Univ.

2. "Sexual Boundaries: Sexuality, Violence, and Postmodern Play in Caribbean Neo–Slave Narratives," Sam Vásquez, Dartmouth Coll.

3. "Hemispheric Letradas: Gender, the Mexican Revolution, and Transnational Critique on the United States–Mexico Border," Yolanda Padilla, Univ. of Pennsylvania

4. "Dictatorship, Diaspora, and the Fantasy of Justice: Intersections of Insurgence in Héctor Tobar's The Tattooed Soldier," Jennifer Harford Vargas, Bryn Mawr Coll.


  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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