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590. Race, Body, and Myth in Brazil

Sunday, 11 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Lamonte Aidoo, Duke Univ.

1. "Slavery, White Fantasy, and Postcolonial Nationhood in Aluísio Azevedo's O Mulato," Daniel Silva, Middlebury Coll.

2. "Brazilian White Trash: Poor Immigrants in Late-Nineteenth-Century Rio," Sonia M. Roncador, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. "Black Body, White Client: Machado de Assis as a Customer of the Caixa Econômica," Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, Vanderbilt Univ.

For abstracts, visit commons.mla.org after 10 Dec.


Subjects:

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

  • Portuguese, Luso-Brazilian, and Lusophone Literatures

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