Tuesday, 27 December
85. Indigenous America in the Literary Studies Curriculum
8:45–10:00 p.m., Military, Washington Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Luis Fernando Restrepo, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville
1. “The Inconvenient Dead and the Inconvenient Living: Mayan Writers in Chiapas from a Pan-American Perspective,” Cynthia Steele, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
2. “Between the Lettered City and Oral Tradition: Indigeneity and Literature,” Gustavo Verdesio, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
3. “Toward a Comparative Study of Native American Literatures: Coloniality, Hybridity, Translation,” Ralph Bauer, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Respondent: Joanne Rappaport, Georgetown Univ.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.uark.edu/ua/cplt/news.htm.