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US Latinx Studies @ 2022 MLA Convention

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    Elena Machado Sáez

    The Latina/Latino Forum invites you to join us for the vibrant conversations about US Latinx Studies at the 2022 MLA in Washington, DC!


    Thursday, 6 January 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

    • Session 163 Democracy and the Latinx Novel
    • In-Person @ Marriott Marquis – Gallaudet
    • Presider: Alberto Varón
    • Recent events have demonstrated the simultaneous vulnerability and resiliency of democratic projects and of our need for cultural frameworks for imagining the norms and processes of those institutions. Panelists address the relation between democracy and the novel across historical, linguistic, and ethnic ranges and discuss the novel form’s ability to imagine a more just democratic society.
    • Panelists: José de la Garza Valenzuela , G.R. Andrés Guzmán, Carmen Lamas, Carlos Alonso Nugent, Kristy L. Ulibarri


    Friday, 7 January 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM 

    • Session 331V Performing Borders / Performances on the Border
    • Virtual Event
    • Presider: Marion Christina Rohrleitner
    • Presentations:
      • “Crossing Geographies: Guadalupe Maravilla’s Utopian Gestures,” Amanda Macedo Macedo, Brown U
      • “Gloria Anzaldúa and María Cristina Mena’s Brown Performances,” Renee Hudson, Chapman U
      • “Like a Puzzle: Fragmentation, Horror, and the Grotesque on the United States–Mexico Border,” Maia Gil\’Adí, U of Massachusetts, Lowell
      • Cenicienta: A Bilingual Rasquache Performance to Promote Access and Representation,” Adriana Dominguez, U of Texas, El Paso


    Friday, 7 January 2022, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM 


    Latina/Latino Forum Executive Committee Members

    • Carmen Lamas, Jan. 2022
    • Elena Machado Sáez, Jan. 2023 (2021–Jan. 2022 Ch.)
    • Marion Christina Rohrleitner, Jan. 2024 (2021–Jan. 2022 Sec.)
    • Joshua Javier Gúzman, Jan. 2025
    • Alberto Varon, Jan. 2026
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