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Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott

The Dictator Novel International: Classical Works from Latin America and Africa

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Program arranged by the forums LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American and LLC African to 1990. Presiding: Héctor Hoyos, Stanford Univ.

1. “Authors and Authoritarians: The Power of Language in the Middle East and Latin America,” Alya El Hosseiny, New York Univ.

2. “The Politics of Perception in Egypt, circa 1952,” Nathaniel Greenberg, George Mason Univ.

3. “The Dictator Novel beyond the Dictator: The ‘Corpolony’ and the Global South,” Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra, Penn State Univ., University Park

4. “The Latina/o Counterdictatorial Imaginary: Forms of Power and the Power of Form,” Jennifer Harford Vargas, Bryn Mawr Coll.

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