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Sunday, 27 December

50. Cultura puertorriqueña y (pos)trabajo

5:15–6:30 p.m., Washington B, Loews

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

Presiding: Guillermo Bey Irizarry Díaz, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

1. “The Work of Mourning: Trauma, Loss, and Material Culture,” Jason Cortés, Rutgers Univ., Newark

2. “Manos (femeninas) a la obra: Work Space and Community in the Beauty Salon,” Radost Rangelova, Gettysburg Coll.

3. “Trans-Caribbean Cyberqueens: Lozada’s No quiero quedarme sola y vacía,” Juan Rivera, Westfield State Coll.

4. “Spaces of Flexible Accumulation and the Commodification of Bodies in Mayra Santos and Daniel Torres,” Jorge Castillo, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

For abstracts, visit guillermo.irizarry@uconn.edu.

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