380. The Future of the Chicana and Chicano Literature Division
Sunday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Sheraton I, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Chicana and Chicano Literature
Presiding: Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Marissa K. Lopez's Annotation:
Speakers: Norma Elia Cantú, Univ. of Missouri, Kansas City; Lawrence M. La Fountain–Stokes, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Lázaro Lima, Univ. of Richmond; Richard T. Rodríguez, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Ramón Saldívar, Stanford Univ.
In the light of the MLA’s recent efforts to restructure its divisions and discussion groups, this roundtable will reflect on the role of Chicana/o literature in the MLA and other institutions. What do we want this division to be as we move further into the twenty-first century, and how do we imagine Chicana/o literature in relation to other US Latina/o literatures?
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