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784. Migration and Exile in Spain, 1939–2013

Sunday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Silvia Bermúdez, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Juan P. Lupi, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

Speakers: Nelson Danilo León, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia; Tabea Alexa Linhard, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Cristián Horacio Ricci, Univ. of California, Merced; Parissa Tadrissi, Sonoma State Univ.

Session Description:

We seek to understand how the vulnerability of exile and migrant subjects questions notions of community, geography, and cultural practice. The focus will be four "circuits" of migration and exile centered on Spain: the 1939 exile and recent migrations from Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, and Venezuela. Topics of discussion include geography, polyglotism, translocality, gender, and race.


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

  • Spanish Literature – Twentieth Century

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