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Wednesday, 29 December

596. Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia: Homenaje a Luz María Umpierre

7:15–8:30 p.m., Congress C, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Puerto Rican Literature and Culture

Presiding: Lawrence M. La Fountain-Stokes, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

1. “‘Brincado el charco,’ Making Differences, Shifting Boundaries: The (Con)Fusion of Puerto Rican Migratory Identity/ies,” Irune Del Rio Gabiola, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

2. “Delegitimizing Oppressive Culture: The Voice of Counterdiscourse in Umpierre’s Poetic Work,” Alma Simounet, Univ. of Puerto Rico

3. “‘Philadelphia Freedom’: The Liberation Theme in Poems by Luz María Umpierre,” Roger S. Platizky, Austin Coll.

4. “Luz María Umpierre’s Ricochet of Eradicated Remembrances,” Arleen Chiclana, Univ. of Michigan, Dearborn

Respondent: Sandra María Esteves, New York, NY

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