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Tuesday, 29 December

601. Latinas/os and the Practices of Citizenship

9:00–10:15 p.m., Anthony, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on Chicana and Chicano Literature

Presiding: Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. “Before and after the Gringo Came: Mexican American Masculinity and the New California Literary History,” Alberto Varon, Univ. of Texas, Austin

2. “Idealistic Assimilation and Empty Hope in Luis Rodriguez’s Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.,” Lou Freitas Caton, Westfield State Coll.

3. “‘Where You From?’: Neighborhood Violence, Coming of Age, and Identity Formation of Immigrant Youth,” Jennifer Rudolph, Colby Coll.

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