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350. Puerto Rican Print Cultures

Sunday, 4 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 208, Hynes

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

Presiding: Tomás Urayoán Noel, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York

1. "Letters of Bondage: Blackface and the Merengue Craze in El Ponceño, 1852–54," Kahlil Chaar-Pérez, Harvard Univ.

2. "The Linguistic Politics of Piri Thomas: African American Vernacular English and Racial Discourse in Down These Mean Streets," Anne Garland Mahler, Emory Univ.

3. "Poesía, imagen y tecnología en Rizoma de Áurea María Sotomayor," Juan Rodriguez, Georgia Inst. of Tech.

Responding: Rubén Ríos Ávila, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras


Subjects:

  • Comparative Literature – General

  • American Literature – General

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