674: New Perspectives in Ecocriticism: Latinx Approaches

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Roosevelt 3

Session Information


1: On Our Backs the Disaster: Climate Crisis in Latinx Communities

Priscilla Solis Ybarra, U of North Texas

2: Environmental Hope in a Neofascist Age: Speculative Futures in Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer and Sabrina Vourvoulias’s Ink

David Vazquez, U of Oregon

3: The Scar Where the River Once Ran: Care, Currents, and Cartography in Hector Tobar’s ‘Secret Stream’

William Orchard, Queens C, City U of New York


Maia Gil’Adí, U of Massachusetts, Lowell