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393. Representations of Criminality and Banditry in Mexican Literature and Culture

Sunday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 305, Hynes

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Mexican Cultural and Literary Studies

Presiding: Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimienta, San Diego State Univ.

1. "Paramilitares, contrabandistas, bandidos y bárbaros: El soberano y el estado," Rafael Acosta Morales, Cornell Univ.

2. "De léperos y mendigos: La criminalización del ocio en Ángel de Campo," Jose Salvador Ruiz, Imperial Valley Coll., CA

3. "Representations of the Border Region's Criminal Underworld in Rosario Sanmiguel's Bajo el puente," Megan Thornton, John Carroll Univ.

4. "Forensic Discourse and the Logic of Sensationalism in Roberto Bolaño's 2666," Sergio Delgado, Harvard Univ.


Subject:

  • Latin American Literature

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