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175. Fiction in Flux: Genre and Transmission in Latin American Narrative

Friday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Ontario, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature

Presiding: Marcy Ellen Schwartz, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

Speakers: Craig Epplin, Portland State Univ.; Cynthia Francica, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Jessica Gordon-Burroughs, Columbia Univ.; Eduardo Ledesma, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Magdalena Perkowska, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York; Marta J. Sierra, Kenyon Coll.

Session Description:

This roundtable will explore recent manifestations of fiction and modes of transmission in the context of new formats and pathways for circulating creative writing in Latin America. The panelists will highlight specific writers and their works in this fluctuating field of literary production in Latin America in the last couple of decades.


Subject:

  • Latin American Literature

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