Sunday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 302, JW Marriott
Latin American Colonial Literature and Its Public
A special session. Presiding: Eyda M. Merediz, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
Speakers: Rolena Adorno, Yale Univ.; Rocío Cortés, Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Regina L. Harrison, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Yolanda M. Martinez–San Miguel, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Eyda M. Merediz; Veronica A. Salles-Reese, Georgetown Univ.
Focusing on the pedagogical challenges faced by colonial Latin American literature, panelists discuss classroom practices to address the technological demands of the twenty-first century by exploring strategies to create interdisciplinary spaces, engage a visually driven public, decenter presentism, reexamine utilitarian knowledge, and redefine hybrid courses.