Friday, 4 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 208, Hynes
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture
Presiding: Tomás Urayoán Noel, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York
1. "Letters of Bondage: Blackface and the Merengue Craze in El Ponceño, 1852–54,"
2. "The Linguistic Politics of Piri Thomas: African American Vernacular English and Racial Discourse in Down These Mean Streets,"
Anne Garland Mahler,
3. "Poesía, imagen y tecnología en Rizoma de Áurea María Sotomayor,"
Georgia Inst. of Tech.
Responding: Rubén Ríos Ávila, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
Comparative Literature – General
American Literature – General
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