Saturday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 209, JW Marriott
The Dictator Novel International: Contemporary Works from Latin America and Africa
Program arranged by the forum LLC African to 1990. Presiding: Neil ten Kortenaar, Univ. of Toronto
1. “The Deep State in Nigerians in Space,” Katherine Hallemeier, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater
2. “Necropsy and Necropolitics: The Aesthetics of Bureaucracy in Pablo Larraín’s Post Mortem,” Amanda Suhey, Duke Univ.
3. “Agamben, Biopolitics, and the Dictator Novel in Latin America and Equatorial Guinea: Sovereign Power and Bare Life in Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Feast of the Goat and Donato Ndongo’s The Powers of the Tempest,” Javier Valiente-Nunez, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD
4. “Rethinking Political Subjectivity, Resistance, and Postdictatorship in Lúcia Murat’s Quase dois irmãos,” Andrew C. Rajca, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia