Saturday, 9 January, 8:30–11:30 a.m., Belmont, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada
Presiding: Anita Mannur, Miami Univ., Oxford
Speakers: John Alba Cutler, Northwestern Univ.; Olga Herrera, Univ. of Saint Thomas, MN; Amanda Marek, Univ. of Saint Thomas, MN; Sonia Alejandra Rodriguez, Univ. of California, Riverside; Mirelsie Velazquez, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
This invitation only workshop aims to create dialogue among scholars who examine Chicago-based ethnic American literature and K–12 educators who currently teach or wish to adopt novels, poetry, essays, and memoirs by ethnic American writers whose work focuses on Chicago.
Teaching – Literature
American Literature – General