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Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 4BC, ACC

Latina/o Studies and the “Transnational Turn”

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Program arranged by the forum LLC Latina and Latino. Presiding: John Alba Cutler, Northwestern Univ.

1. “Why I Still Believe in Chican@ Studies,” Marissa K. Lopez, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now: Morrissey, Latinidad, and the Idleness of Melancholia,” Iván A. Ramos, Univ. of California, Riverside

3. “Transnational Feminisms, Nightmarish Motherwork, and Latina Interpretations of the Sanctuary Movement,” Leigh Johnson, Marymount Univ.

4. “Love and the Transnational Embodiment of Race in Cisneros’s Caramelo and Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” Mary Delgado García, Scripps Coll.

For abstracts, write to cantun@umkc.edu.

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