Sunday, 09 January
807. Los Angeles: Literatures of a Multiethnic Metropolis
1:45–3:00 p.m., Plaza I, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Ethnic Studies in Language and Literature
Presiding: Susan Tomlinson, Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston
1. “The Emerging Global City in Oscar Zeta Acosta’s Revolt of the Cockroach People,” Keith M. Wilhite, Duke Univ.
2. “A Geography of Pain: Reading Their Dogs Came with Them,” Alicia Munoz, Macalester Coll.
3. “The Logic of Sacrifice: Comparative Racialization and Narrativization in the Works of Karen Tei Yamashita, Sesshu Foster, and Nina Revoyr,” Stephen Sohn, Stanford Univ.