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Saturday, 08 January

429. The Sick Female Body as Text: Claiming the Forbidden Self

8:30–9:45 a.m., 304A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by Feministas Unidas

Presiding: Inmaculada Pertusa, Western Kentucky Univ.

1. “Healing the Ill Body: Freeing Fashions and Forging Friendships in the Novels of Marcela Serrano,” Stephanie Saunders, Capital Univ.

2. “Curing Abjection and Abnegation: (E)Motion in Isabel Coixet’s My Life without Me,” Susan Martin-Márquez, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

3. “Selfless Bodies? The Performance Art of Regina José Galindo,” Maja Horn, Barnard Coll.

4. “Geografía corporal, montaje escénico y consumo visual: Gabriela Liffschitz en crudo,” Magdalena M. Maiz-Peña, Davidson Coll.

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