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Saturday, 29 December

426. Aesthetics and United States Ethnic Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., Grand Suite 2, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Division on Ethnic Studies in Language and Literature

Presiding: Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

1. “It’s Badly Done: Dangers of Reading Aesthetically in Ethnic Minority Literature,” Sue-Im Lee, Temple Univ.

2. “Border Tensions: Aesthetic Violations in Américo Paredes’s George Washington Gómez,” Jeff P. Turpin, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

3. “Digging Out the (W)Hole of History through Performative Writing: Suzan-Lori Parks,” Letitia Ileana Guran, Univ. of Richmond

Respondent: Josephine Park, Univ. of Pennsylvania

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