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Saturday, 08 January

629. Gender and Sexualities in Contemporary Central American Fiction

5:15–6:30 p.m., 306B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Uriel Quesada, Loyola Univ., New Orleans

1. “No Harm in Killing a Freak: Central American Gay and Lesbian Politics in Silvio Sirias’s Meet Me under the Ceiba,” Yajaira M. Padilla, Univ. of Kansas

2. “Sordid Masculinity and Female Agency in Postwar Central American Fiction,” Milos Kokotovic, Univ. of California, San Diego

3. “The Burden of Masculinity and the Possibilities of the Self in the Fiction of Horacio Castellanos Moya,” Erin S. Finzer, Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock

For abstracts, write to uquesada@loyno.edu.

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