Thursday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 404, JW Marriott
Dialogues across the Miño: Galician-Portuguese Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Relations
Program arranged by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Presiding: Shannon M. Polchow, Univ. of South Carolina, Spartanburg
1. “The Role of Secondary and Primary Orality in the Re-Creation of Linguistic Imaginaries in Contemporary Galician and Galician Spanish,” Obdulia E. Castro, Regis Univ.
2. “From Galicia to the Sea: Iberian Mysticism and Lusophone Symbolism in the Castilian-Language Poetry of Blanca Andreu,” Robert Simon, Kennesaw State Univ.
3. “Silence, Memory, and Redemption: The Inscription of Popular Memory in Portuguese and Galician Border Fictions,” Alejandro Alonso, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York
4. “Oliveira Martins: Dismembering Galicia,” Robert Patrick Newcomb, Univ. of California, Davis