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372. Urban Ethnicity: Work, Protest, and the American Dream

Friday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Beacon F, Sheraton

Program arranged by MELUS: The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Presiding: Wenxin Li, State Univ. of New York, Suffolk Community Coll.

1. "The American Dream and Ethnic Urban Realities," Bonnie TuSmith, Northeastern Univ.

2. "Super-Sizing the Sweet Fifteen: Ritual as Affluenza in Julia Alvarez's Once upon a QuinceaƱera: Coming of Age in the U.S.A.," Sara Elizabeth Gerend, Aurora Univ.

3. "American Multiethnic Women's American Dream," Lingyan Yang, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania

Responding: John Wharton Lowe, Univ. of Georgia


  • American Literature – General

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