747. Vulnerada y curativa: Contemporary Poetry in Latin America
Monday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Tamara R. Williams, Pacific Lutheran Univ.
Speakers: Arturo Davila-Sanchez, Laney Coll., CA; Bodil Kok, Universiteit Utrecht; Jill Suzanne Kuhnheim, Univ. of Kansas; Jose Ramon Ruisanchez Serra, Univ. of Houston, University Park; Tamara R. Williams
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This roundtable discusses current Latin American poetry (including Chicana/o poetry) as that which writes or speaks from beyond the vulnerable—not from the imminent danger but from the wound—and proposes critical tools that privilege this enunciation and its consequences as a challenge to the descriptions that remain hegemonic in the field.
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