Friday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Sheraton I, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director
Presiding: Ariana Ruiz, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
Speakers: Rey Andújar, Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe; Brenda Cárdenas, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Paul Martínez Pompa, Triton Coll.; Achy Obejas, Chicago, IL
This session will showcase a range of Latino and Latina writers who call Chicago home or write about Chicago. The panelists will read from their recent work and engage in a conversation about how their writing contributes to a Chicago-based Latina/o literary history.
American Literature – General