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Sunday, 27 December

50. Cultura puertorriqueña y (pos)trabajo

5:15–6:30 p.m., Washington B, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture

Presiding: Guillermo Bey Irizarry Díaz, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

1. “The Work of Mourning: Trauma, Loss, and Material Culture,” Jason Cortés, Rutgers Univ., Newark

2. “Manos (femeninas) a la obra: Work Space and Community in the Beauty Salon,” Radost Rangelova, Gettysburg Coll.

3. “Trans-Caribbean Cyberqueens: Lozada’s No quiero quedarme sola y vacía,” Juan Rivera, Westfield State Coll.

4. “Spaces of Flexible Accumulation and the Commodification of Bodies in Mayra Santos and Daniel Torres,” Jorge Castillo, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

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