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Saturday, 08 January

628. Excavations: The Production of History in the Chicana/o Literary Imagination

5:15–6:30 p.m., 407, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Sonia Saldívar-Hull, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

1. “Trapped in a Performance: Tomás Rivera’s ‘Zoo Island’ and the Politics of Historical Representation and Reification,” Alma Granado, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “Articulations of Chicana Ecofeminism and Ana Castillo’s So Far from God,” Maria Villaseñor, California State Univ., Monterey Bay

3. “Memory in Our Flesh, Spirit in Our Blood: A Decolonial Queer Gaze on Trauma and Memory in Forgetting the Alamo; or, Blood Memory,” Sara Ramírez, Univ. of California, Berkeley

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