295: Almost Latino

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Grand Suite 5

Session Information

Description: Working from Robert McKee Irwin’s term “Almost Latino” to explore historical Latinidades in hemispheric contexts, speakers consider how the historical emergence of political and social identities in nineteenth-century literature, culture, and political writing are in tension with contemporary ethnic identifications.


Rodrigo Lazo, U of California, Irvine


Jesse Alemán, U of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Carmen Lamas, U of Virginia

Robert McKee Irwin, U of California, Davis

Raúl Coronado, U of California, Berkeley

Ayendy Bonifacio, Ohio State U, Columbus