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450. New Social Movements

Sunday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Michigan B, Sheraton Chicago

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

Presiding: Hilda Chacón, Nazareth Coll. of Rochester; Susan Martin-Márquez, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

Speakers: Susana Draper, Princeton Univ.; Carolina Gainza, Universidad Diego Portales; Daniel Nemser, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Daniel Noemi Voionmaa, Northeastern Univ.; Luis I. Prádanos, Miami Univ., Oxford; Dierdra Reber, Emory Univ.

Session Description:

This roundtable will offer comparative analyses of new social movements that have emerged throughout Latin America and Spain in recent years and that seek to contest and find solutions to a wide range of vulnerabilities—in food, housing, and other forms of sustenance and economic security; in biology and the natural environment; and in the free circulation of knowledge and culture.


Subjects:

  • Latin American Literature

  • Spanish Literature – Twentieth Century

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