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Wednesday, 28 December

284. (In)Comparable Américas? Writing Race and Ethnicity in the Hemisphere

3:30–4:45 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8219, Marriott

Program arranged by the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada

Presiding: Agnes Ivelisse Lugo-Ortiz, Univ. of Chicago

1. “The Construction of the White Woman and the Embodiment of Female Virtue in Colonial New Spain and New England,” Felicia Smith-Kleiner, London, England

2. “Republicanism and Race in 1850s New York: The Contradictions of the Cuban Nationalist Movement,” David Luis-Brown, Lafayette Coll.

3. “Does Indigenismo Have a Transamerican Future?” Katherine Sugg, Central Connecticut State Univ.

4. “Canada and the Americas: Indigeneity and Diasporic Belonging,” Sarah P. Casteel, Carleton Univ.

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