Friday, 07 January
395. Bicentennials: Rereading Independence and Revolution in the Bicentennials
5:15–6:30 p.m., 409A, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Division on Latin American Literature from Independence to 1900
Presiding: Graciela Montaldo, Columbia Univ.
1. “Delirium as a Historical, Social, and Political Flow in Saer’s Las nubes,” Luz Fuentes, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
2. “Remembering Independence: Mexican Poetry and the United States–Mexican War, 1846–48,” Christopher Brian Conway, Univ. of Texas, Arlington
3. “Caudillismo as Autochthony: Rereading the Independence of the Latin American Left on the Bicentennial,” Elisabeth L. Austin, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.