Thursday, 29 December
390. Examining Heretical Thought
10:15–11:30 a.m., Farragut, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Colonial Latin American Literatures
Presiding: José M. Rabasa, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “The Heretical Other: The Dialectics of Heresy and Authority in Alejo Carpentier and Jorge Luis Borges,” Eleni Kefala, Univ. of Pennsylvania
2. “Infidels, Heretics, and History according to Las Casas,” Sarah H. Beckjord, Boston Coll.
3. “The Law as ‘la Cura Para la Locura’: Heresy as Insanity in the Siete Partidas and the Crónica de Lope de Aguirre,” David Rojinsky, Univ. of Toronto