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Monday, 29 December

625. The Transnational Imaginary in Chicana and Latina Narratives: Moving toward Global Alliances

3:30–4:45 p.m., Pacific Suite C, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Juanita Isabel Heredia, Northern Arizona Univ.

1. “Mexican Culture and History as Portrayed by an Early Binational Writer, Josefina Niggli,” Elizabeth Coonrod Martinez, Sonoma State Univ.

2. “Transnational Narratives and National Imaginaries: Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Lewis, and the Mexican Revolution,” Barbara Curiel, Humboldt State Univ.

3. “Chicana and Dominican American Narrative Conversations: The Transnational Politics of Gender and Genealogy in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo and Angie Cruz’s Let It Rain Coffee,” Juanita Isabel Heredia

Respondent: Alvina E. Quintana, Univ. of Delaware, Newark

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