Wednesday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Erie, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing
Presiding: Linda Haverty Rugg, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. "Malamine, un africain à Paris: A Closer Look at Contemporary Postcolonial Unbelonging," Michelle Bumatay, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
2. "Self-Construction of a Transnational Feminine Identity in an Andean Context: Power Paola's Virus Tropical," Felipe Gómez, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
3. "Drawing Memories, Visualizing Texts: Transnational Belonging in GB Tran's Vietnamerica," Lan Dong, Univ. of Illinois, Springfield
4. "Illustrating Alternate Narratives: Unconsumable Racialized Bodies of Young Women in Half World and Skim," Michelle O'Brien, Univ. of British Columbia
Genre, Theory, Method – Nonfictional Prose