077: Waste, Garbage, and Effluence in the Global South

3:30 PM–4:45 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Grand Suite 5

Session Information


1: Scenes from the Global South: Women’s Bodies as Waste in Bolaño’s 2666

Alfred J. Lopez, Purdue U, West Lafayette

2: Tracing Global Waste Flows: The High-Context Ecopoetics of Rita Wong

Sharon Tran, U of Southern California

3: Neoliberal Disgust, Scatological Satire, and the Postcolonial Novel

Alexander Adkins Jaramillo, California State U, Fresno

4: From Hiroshima to Moruroa: Nuclear Waste in Pacific Literatures

Anaïs Maurer, Colby C


Rosemary J. Jolly, Penn State U, University Park