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Wednesday, 30 December

628. Biopolitics in Colonial Studies: The Post-Foucauldian Era

8:30–9:45 a.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Colonial Latin American Literatures

Presiding: Yolanda M. Martínez–San Miguel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

1. “El esclavo bozal como evento de la bio-política colonial,” Ruben Sanchez-Godoy, Southern Methodist Univ.

2. “Desecularizing Biopower: The (Re)Production of Spanish Identity in Colonial Mexico City,” Daniel Nemser, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. “Mapping (T)Raza: Racialized Bodies and the Cartographic Grid in Colonial Latin America,” Raquel Albarrán, Univ. of Pennsylvania

4. “La máquina antropológica en la retórica de la construcción de la alteridad americana,” Catalina Andrango-Walker, Washington Univ.

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