Sunday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 6B, ACC
America(s) imaginada(s): Diasporic Latin American Literatures and Their Publics
A special session. Presiding: Alicia Ivonne Estrada, California State Univ., Northridge; Paul M. Worley, Western Carolina Univ.
1. “Memory and the Resistance of Erasure in Maya Border-Crossing Stories,” Alicia Ivonne Estrada
2. “‘Blame My Genes’: Multilangued Political Histories of Zapotec Immigration in Lamberto Roque Hernández,” Paul M. Worley
3. “Arrested Assimilation: Reconciling Past and Future in Autobiographical Immigrant Narratives by United States Central Americans,” Yajaira M. Padilla, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville
4. “Latino Diasporas in Contact: Cristina Henríquez and Alfredo Véa, Jr.,” Ana Patricia Rodríguez, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
For abstracts and papers, visit www.paulmworley.com after 1 Nov.