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336. Cultural Activism and the Uses of Maya Literature

Tuesday, 6 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Kirkland, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Paul M. Worley, Univ. of North Dakota

1. "Ixoquib Tzij: Maya Women Poetics in La rueda by Maya Cu Choc," Alicia Ivonne Estrada, California State Univ., Northridge

2. "My Language, My Weapon: Language and Identity in Waldemar Noh Tzec's Noh balam 'Large Jaguar'," Paul M. Worley

3. "A Feminist Revision of the Popol Wuj in CherrĂ­e Moraga's Heart of Earth," Melissa Birkhofer, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Responding: Emilio Del Valle-Escalante, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Latin American Literature

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