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612. Poetics of Disaster: Writing the Ends of the Earth in Colonial Latin America

Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 301, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Jason McCloskey, Bucknell Univ.

1. "The Disastrous Strait of Magellan in Colonial Epic Poetry," Jason McCloskey

2. "Stormy Seas: (De)Moralizing Journeys in Colonial Mexico," Sara L. Lehman, Fordham Univ., Bronx

3. "Journey to the End of the World: Apocalyptical Terrors in Seventeenth-Century Peru," Beatriz Carolina Peña, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York

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  • Latin American Literature

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