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Céfiro XV Annual Conference on Latin American and Iberian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
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XV Annual Conference on Latin American and Iberian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: April 17-19, 2014 "Inconvenient literatures: between memory and oblivion"

4/17/2014 to 4/19/2014
When: April 17-19, 2014
Where: Lubbock, Texas 
United States
Presenter: Texas Tech University

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XV Annual Conference on Latin American
and Iberian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures:
April 17-19, 2014

"Inconvenient literatures: between memory and oblivion"



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Key Note Speakers:
Alda Blanco (San Diego State University)
Professor of Spanish

Elpidia García
Writer

Laura Martins (Louisiana State University)
Associate Professor of Spanish



Céfiro welcomes submissions that explore the manifestations and impact that memory and oblivion have on literature, language, and culture. All theoretical and critical approaches are welcome. Comparative perspectives 
(particularly within the Ibero-American cultures, yet not excluding others) are encouraged.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

        • Censorship
        • Historical literatures
        • Democracy and dictatorship
        • Repression and corruption        
        • Imperial consciousness
        • Censorship and literary oblivion
        • "Forgotten” authors
        • State/government controlled literatures
        • Re-writing the canon/ maintaining the canon
        • Artistic freedom in literature/film/theatre/internet/TV, etc.
        • Political importance of subversive texts and literatures
        • Peripheries
        • Forbidden books/stories/genres
        • Literature as counter-power
        • Literature as national consciousness/conscience
        • Polemic writing


CÉFIRO

Texas Tech University

Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures

P.O. Box 42071

Lubbock, TX 79409-2071

Attn: John E. Baron, Yesenia Blanco, and Omar Corral

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