Thursday, 06 January
157. Resistance, Coalition, and Delinking in the Global South
5:15–6:30 p.m., Diamond Salon 2, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Southern Literature
Presiding: Annette Trefzer, Univ. of Mississippi
1. “When California Becomes Part of the ‘South’: Space and Place in Le Thi Diem Thuy’s The Gangster We Are All Looking For,” Eleanor R. Ty, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.
2. “Where Do We Go from Here? Toward a South-to-South Subjectivity,” Roopika Risam, Emory Univ.
3. “Finding Madagascar in Mississippi: US Southern Literature and the Specter of Place,” Kathryn Burgess McKee, Univ. of Mississippi
4. “Circulating through Labor and Goods: Hemispheric Neoliberalism in Eliza McHatton-Ripley’s From Flag to Flag and Martin Delaney’s Blake; or, The Huts of America,” Sharada Balachandran Orihuela, Univ. of California, Davis