Tuesday, 30 December
775. Eroticizing Cuba in United States Literature
10:15–11:30 a.m., Union Square 22, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Zachary Lamm, Loyola Univ., Chicago
1. “The Romance of Cuba: Whiteness, Sovereignty, and Sexuality in Mary Peabody Mann’s Juanita,” Zachary Lamm
2. “The Erotics of Translation in Wallace Stevens’s ‘Attempt to Discover Life,’” Robert Lesman, Shippensburg Univ.
3. “Eroticism as Distance: Oscar Hijuelos’s The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love,” L. R. Velarde, Univ. of North Texas