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675. Ruins and Catastrophes

Thursday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Ravenna A and B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Latin American Literature from Independence to 1900

Presiding: Gwen Kirkpatrick, Georgetown Univ.

1. "Sobre una república en ruinas: Peregrinaciones de una paria de Flora Tristán y el rol de las rabonas en la Primera República Peruana," Vanesa Miseres, Univ. of Notre Dame

2. "Catastrophic Sexualities: Disaster and Social Mores in the Literature on Brazil's Great Drought (1877–79)," Mark D. Anderson, Univ. of Georgia

3. "Ruina colonial, deterioro republicano: El viaje a la sierra del Perú de José de la Riva Aguero," Enrique Cortez, Portland State Univ.

Responding: Gabriela Nouzeilles, Princeton Univ.


Subject:

  • Latin American Literature

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