The LLC Galician forum hosted its first sessions at the 2016 Convention in Austin and is excited to be preparing for Philly 2017. We hope to see you there!

Galician Studies Panels at MLA 2016: programme and scheduling information

We now have programme copy for the two Galician Studies sessions at MLA 2016!


Friday, 8 January

204. Translation, Bilingualism, Glocalization: New Linguistic Approaches in Galician Studies

8:30–9:45 a.m.

Program arranged by the Forum LLC Galician

Presiding: Obdulia E. Castro, Regis Univ.

1. “A Segunda Lingua: Viewing Identity through Self-Translation in Contemporary Galician Poetry,” Brandon Rigby, Univ. of Oregon

2. “Galician Children’s Literature and Kalandraka Publisher: A Case of Success and Glocalization,” Miriam Sanchez Moreiras, Regis Univ.

3. “Transnational Feminism and the Politics of Translation in the Twenty-First Century: The Galician Canon,” Olga Castro, Aston Univ.

Respondent: Gabriel Rei-Doval, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


Saturday, 9 January

537. Weaving, Burning, Growing: Material Readings in Galician Literature

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m.

Program arranged by the Forum LLC Galician

Presiding: Kirsty Hooper, Univ. of Warwick

1. “Os remendos quen nos restitúen: Notes on the Aesthetics of Mending in the Poetry of Luz Pichel and Berta Dávila,” Neil Anderson, Texas Tech Univ.

2. “Writing the Land: Ecofeminism in Rosalía de Castro and Emilia Pardo Bazán,” Carmen Pereira-Muro, Texas Tech Univ.

3. “Manuel Rivas’s Os libros arden mal: Biblioclasm, Bibliophilia, and the Perseverance of Books in the Galician National Imaginary,” Robert Richmond Ellis, Occidental Coll.

Respondent: Eugenia R. Romero, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

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