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