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269A. Chicago Latina/o Writing: A Creative Conversation

Saturday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Sheraton I, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director

Presiding: Ariana Ruiz, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

Speakers: Rey Andújar, Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe; Brenda Cárdenas, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Paul Martínez Pompa, Triton Coll.; Achy Obejas, Chicago, IL

Session Description:

This session will showcase a range of Latino and Latina writers who call Chicago home or write about Chicago. The panelists will read from their recent work and engage in a conversation about how their writing contributes to a Chicago-based Latina/o literary history.


Subject:

  • American Literature – General

Author Comment
Subject: Wonderful!
This sounds like a fascinating session!

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