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Tuesday, 29 December

404. Immigrant or Exile?

10:15–11:30 a.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Literature of the United States in Languages Other Than English

Presiding: Clint Bruce, Brown Univ.

1. “Johann Rittig and Caspar Stürenburg: The Exile’s versus the Immigrant’s Variation on the New York German Local Color Serial,” Peter Jonathan Conolly-Smith, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. “España Libre and Its Collaborators: Exile Activism and Immigrant Experience Kept Apart,” Montse Feu, Univ. of Houston

3. “Or a Nomad? Dany Laferrière’s Travels in America (Canada, United States, Haiti),” Lee E. S. Bessette, Florida A&M Univ.

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