Wednesday, 11 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Lamonte Aidoo, Duke Univ.
1. "Slavery, White Fantasy, and Postcolonial Nationhood in Aluísio Azevedo's O Mulato," Daniel Silva, Middlebury Coll.
2. "Brazilian White Trash: Poor Immigrants in Late-Nineteenth-Century Rio," Sonia M. Roncador, Univ. of Texas, Austin
3. "Black Body, White Client: Machado de Assis as a Customer of the Caixa Econômica," Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, Vanderbilt Univ.
For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org after 10 Dec.
Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture
Portuguese, Luso-Brazilian, and Lusophone Literatures