Sunday, 09 January
801. Cuban and Cuban American Narratives of Home and Exile
1:45–3:00 p.m., 301B, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Joseph M. Viera, Nazareth Coll. of Rochester
1. “Toward the Writing of a New Cuban Female Body: Reallocations of the Female Sign in Post-Soviet Cuba,” Mabel Cuesta, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York
2. “Voices of an Exodus: Mirta Ojito’s Finding Mañana and the History of the Mariel Boatlift,” Carol J. Wallace, South Dakota State Univ.
3. “New York Neighborhood and Cuban American Identity Construction in Mr. Ives’ Christmas by Oscar Hijuelos,” Jessica L. Maucione, Gonzaga Univ.