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796. A New Discipline? Multidisciplinarity and Latin American Colonial Literatures

Monday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Michigan A, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Colonial Latin American Literatures

Presiding: Anna H. More, Universidade de Brasilia

Speakers: Galen Brokaw, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York; Ivonne del Valle, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Kristin Huffine, Northern Illinois Univ.; Gonzalo Lamana, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Yolanda M. Martínez–San Miguel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Nicolás Wey-Gómez, California Inst. of Tech.

Session Description:

Since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars in Latin American colonial studies has combined methodologies to approach texts and material objects from angles that most accord with their conditions of production and circulation. What kind of models can be incorporated into current departmental structures to adapt to these new methodological configurations and multidisciplinary dialogues?


Subject:

  • Latin American Literature

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