439. The Futures of Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism
Wednesday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Willow B, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature
Presiding: Ignacio Sanchez-Prado, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Speakers: Susan Jennifer Antebi, Univ. of Toronto; Jon Beasley-Murray, Univ. of British Columbia; Román de la Campa, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Brian Lee Gollnick, Univ. of Iowa; Jaime Hanneken, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Mabel E. Moraña, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Dierdra Reber, Emory Univ.
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This roundtable will engage new openings and possible futures of Latin American literary and cultural studies. It will assess seemingly exhausted paradigms in Latin American studies (like cultural studies, transculturation, the literary), while proposing new trends and ideas (like affect, disability studies, posthegemony, negative dialectics, and a new theory of class) to think new lines of inquiry in the field.
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