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312. Life Writing and Invention in Latina Memoir and Fiction

Sunday, 4 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Liberty C, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Women's Studies in Language and Literature

Speakers: Norma Elia Cantú, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Joy Elizabeth Castro, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Lorraine Lopez, Vanderbilt Univ.; Amelia María de la Luz Montes, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

Session Description:

How do Chicana and Latina authors know when to stake a claim with their memoirs and when to fictionalize? Four prize-winning Latina authors discuss, with examples of their work, how they shape their narratives.


Subjects:

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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