459. Indigenous Literatures in the Twenty-First Century: Performance, Text, and Reception
Sunday, 11 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Parlor F, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Adam Coon, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Ramsey Tracy, Trinity Coll., CT
Speakers: Janet Neigh, Penn State Univ., Erie-Behrend; Néstor Quiroa, Wheaton Coll., IL; Ramsey Tracy; Andrew Uzendoski, Univ. of Texas, Austin
Responding: Adam Coon
This panel unites interdisciplinary expertise in indigenous texts and discourses of the Americas, engaging questions of the appropriation of this cultural production by local and national governments, and explores how indigenous narratives assert their own aesthetic ideals while in dialogue with Western literary practices.
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