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Tuesday, 27 December

85. Indigenous America in the Literary Studies Curriculum

8:45–10:00 p.m., Military, Washington Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Luis Fernando Restrepo, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

1. “The Inconvenient Dead and the Inconvenient Living: Mayan Writers in Chiapas from a Pan-American Perspective,” Cynthia Steele, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

2. “Between the Lettered City and Oral Tradition: Indigeneity and Literature,” Gustavo Verdesio, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3. “Toward a Comparative Study of Native American Literatures: Coloniality, Hybridity, Translation,” Ralph Bauer, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

Respondent: Joanne Rappaport, Georgetown Univ.

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