Sunday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 301, JW Marriott
Comparative Perspectives on João Guimarães Rosa
Program arranged by the American Portuguese Studies Association. Presiding: Luiz Fernando Valente, Brown Univ.
1. “Grande Sertão: Américas,” Ashley Brock, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “Techne, Destruction, and Enchantment in João Guimarães Rosa and Giuseppe Bonaviri,” Nicola Gavioli, Florida International Univ.
3. “‘Sertão é o mundo’: The Language of Violence and Rhizomatic Resistance in Grande sertão: Veredas and Blood Meridian,” James Krause, Brigham Young Univ., UT
4. “Transatlantic Sertões: Guimarães Rosa Read by Ruy Duarte and Mia Couto,” Victoria Saramago Padua, Stanford Univ.