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Monday, 28 December

156. Latinas/os and Cities: Migrations in Context

10:15–11:30 a.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Juanita Isabel Heredia, Northern Arizona Univ.

1. “Ideal Immigrants in the Post-9/11 Era,” Theresa Delgadillo, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. “Imagining Washington Heights from the Dominican Diaspora: Urban Space and Genre in Junot Díaz and Angie Cruz,” Elena Machado Sáez, Florida Atlantic Univ.

3. “The Condor Passes: Transnational Cityscapes in Daniel Alarcón’s War by Candlelight,” Juanita Isabel Heredia

4. “Cities of Fallen Angeles: From Guatemala City to Los Angeles in Héctor Tobar’s The Tattooed Soldier and Francisco Goldman’s The Art of Political Murder,” Ana Patricia Rodríguez, Univ. of Maryland, College Park

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