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Jill Robbins, Chair 150 W 21st Street, Stop B3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4936

Spanish and Portuguese XXI Colloquium

Posted: March 19, 2014
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DAY ONE: THURSDAY, MARCH 20
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5:30p.m.–6:30p.m.
Benedict Hall 2.104
REGISTRATION
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6:30p.m.
Mezes Hall 100
WELCOME
Dr. Jill Robbins,
Professor and Chair, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin
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6:40p.m.
Mezes Hall 100
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Black Music and Politics in Brazil: From Samba to Funk
Dr. Osmundo Pinho
CAPES Visiting Scholar, African and African Diaspora Studies UT Austin
Adjunct Professor, Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia
Moderator: RUTH RUBIO RODRÍGUEZ, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
DAY TWO: FRIDAY, MARCH 21
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9:00a.m.– 9:30a.m.
Texas Union (UNB) Texas Governer's Room
REGISTRATION
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9:30a.m.–10:45a.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 1: Appearing and Disappearing, Voices from the Southern Cone
"Los Intelectuales y la mutación cultural en la era neoliberal: una perspectiva Sarliana".
Célia Carmen Cordeiro, University of Texas at Austin
"Mujeres diaspóricas: El caso de la migración norte/sur hacia Santiago en “La nana”
por Sebastián Silva y los poemas de Graciela Huinao"
Ruth Rubio Rodríguez, University of Texas at Austin
“El trauma de la memoria: la búsqueda del padre en Los topos de Félix Bruzzone”
Valeria Rey de Castro, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: CARLOS AMADOR, Assistant Instructor, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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11:00a.m.–12:15p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 2: Reading, Hearing and Seeing: Poetics, Music and Bodies in the Caribbean
La transculturación en la música afrocubana
Rubén Varona, Texas Tech University
La economía corporal y la deformidad: Una genealogía de Makandal
Samuel Ginsburg, University of Texas at Austin
María Zambrano’s poesis in the poetics of Fina García Marruz
Stephanie Malak, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: FRANCIS WATLINGTON, Doctoral Candidate, Spanish and Portuguese, UT
Austin
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12:30p.m.–2:00p.m.
LUNCH (on your own)
Map and a list of possible locations provided.
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2:00p.m.–3:15p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 3: Nation Building through Performance, Subjectivity and Agency.
Coloring a Nation: Racialized Performances Enabling Nationhood in Brazilian Chanchadas
Arno Jacob Argueta, University of Texas at Austin
Eurovision: Performing Portuguese Politics in Televised Space
Catalina Iannone, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: DR. LORRAINE LEU, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese,UT Austin
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3:15p.m.–3:30p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) Texas Governor's Room
Coffee
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3:30p.m.–4:45p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 4: Central America: Stories of Other, Yesterday and Today.
The Mapping of the Dominican Order in Antonio de Remesal
Ignacio Carvajal Regidor, University of Texas at Austin
Diversidad cultural en la literatura centroamericana: El caso de LA VISPERA DEL SABADO,
de Samuel Rovinsky
Marianela Muñoz Muñoz, University of Texas at Austin
From Genocides to Feminicides in Rigoberta Menchú and Regina José Galindo.
Leslie Dávila, University of Pittsburgh
Moderator: DR. ARTURO ARIAS, Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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4:45p.m. –5:45p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 5: Problematic Performances: (Re)living and narrating through sound and silence
El Pipi del Popo: Subversive Revisionism in Woman Hollering Creek
Audrey Harris, University of California, Los Angeles
Las historias de Don Cheto: reclamando una voz moral y memoria colectiva a través del hip hop
y los cuentos
Esther Díaz Martín, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: DR. JASON BORGE, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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5:45p.m. -7:00p.m.
DINNER (on your own)
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7:00p.m. -9:00p.m.
Mezes Hall 100
FILM SCREENING
El Regreso de Lencho
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9:00p.m.
Mezes Hall 100
KEYNOTE ADDRESS and Q&A
Mario Antonio Rosales
MFA Media Arts Production, City College of New York,
Senior Editor CUNYtv, Two time EMMY Award Winner
Moderator: ARNO ARGUETA, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
Special Thanks to:
Radio, Television and Film
Humanities Institute support provided through the Sterling Holloway Centennial Lectureship in
Liberal arts
DAY THREE: SATURDAY, MARCH 22
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8:30a.m.–9:00a.m.
Benedict Hall 2.104
REGISTRATION
Coffee
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9:00a.m.–10:30a.m.
Benedict Hall 2.104
PANEL 1: Decolonizing Discourses: Constructing Gendered and Racialized Narratives
from Latin America
The Construction of Queer Subjectivity in Papi (2005) by Rita Indiana Hernández
Shelly Smartt, University of Texas at Austin
“Colonialidad del ser” en Balún Canán: Un acercamiento a la niña narradora
Brandon McCullers, University of Texas at Austin
Native Feminism of the Other: Connecting the Dichotomy of the Native Princess and the Amazon
Kathleen Carty, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: DR. HECTOR DOMINGUEZ-RUVALCABA, Associate Professor, Spanish and
Portuguese, UT Austin
Benedict Hall 1.122
PANEL 2: Language Ideologies & Identity
Parents Learning Language Together: An Ethnographic Study of a Bilingual English/Spanish
Parent Group
Tracy Quan, University of California, Davis
Perdona que mi Spanish es feo: Percepciones del bilingüismo en El Valle del Río Grande
Katherine Díaz and Estela Hernández, UT Pan-American
La metáfora en el imaginario femenino de una comunidad indígena de México
Cynthia Piña Quintana, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro
Moderator: JESSE ABING, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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10:45a.m. –12:00p.m.
Calhoun Hall 100
INVITED GUEST
Peeking Through the Window of the Lexicon: The Structure and Acquisition of Idioms
Dr. José Camacho
Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University
Moderator: DR. JACQUELINE TORIBIO, Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 3: Constantly in Between: (Re)Reading the US Latino Experience
“Ni this theory, ni that theory:” Situating the Salvadoran 1.5 Generation in Anzaldua’s and
Pérez Firmat’s “in-between” metaphors
Debbie Cifuentes Ramírez, University of Texas at Austin
Machete isn’t a Cyborg: The Latino Body and the Neoliberal World
Tia Butler, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: RUTH RUBIO RODRÍGUEZ, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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12:00p.m. -1:00p.m.
Benedict Hall 2.104
LUNCH
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1:00p.m. –2:00p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.224, Asian Culture Room
PANEL 4: Linguistic borrowings & loanwords
No me gusta usar anglicismos… Me parece muy “show-off”:
Perceptions of English Loanwords in Argentine Spanish
Jacqueline Serigos, The University of Texas at Austin
Cambios gramaticales en Otomí
Noemí Guerrero Hernández, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro
Moderator: JOSH FRANK, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
ROUNDTABLE: Film and the Luso-Hispanic World - Academia and Film.
A conversation about the past, present and future of film and its relationship to Academia
Alvaro Torres, Sarah Nicholus,
Moderators: DANIEL PERERA, Anthropology, UT Austin
and ARNO J. ARGUETA, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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2:15p.m.–3:45p.m.
Calhoun Hall 100
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Age of Acquisition and Language Proficiency in the Bilingual Brain
Dr. Arturo Hernández
Professor and Director of Developmental Psychology Program
Department of Psychology, University of Houston
Moderator: BRENDAN REGAN, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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3:45 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) Texas Governor's Room
Coffee
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4:00p.m. –5:30p.m.
Texas Union (UNB) 4.224, Asian Culture Room
PANEL 5: Dialectal Variation and Contact
La elisión de yod en el español a pocas mi[Ø]as de la frontera al sur de Texas
Blanca Jaimes-Luna, Nora Maldonado, Olidia Castilla Marini, UT-Pan American
Measuring Formulaic Language Adoption among Spanish Varieties in Contact
William Dyer, University of California, Davis
The long and the short of it: Vowel lengthening in the Spanish of Córdoba, Argentina
Jennifer Lang-Rigal, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: DR. DALE KOIKE, Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
Texas Union (UNB) 4.206, Chicano Culture Room
PANEL 6: Experiences of Other: (re)telling and (re)imagining Brazil
“Voices from the Senzala? The Efficacy of Counter-narrative and Retelling in José Montello’s
Os Tambores de São Luis and Ana Maria Gonçalves’ Um defeito de cor”
Amber Williams, University of California, Los Angeles
“Ways of (Re)telling: Children’s and Youth Adult Literature in Fiction Books”
Andreia Lisboa de Souza, University of Texas at Austin
“Fantasizing the Favela: Reimagining Procedures of Urban Control
in the Indie Video Game Papo y Yo”
Sam Cannon, University of Texas at Austin
Moderator: DR. SONIA RONCADOR, Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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5:45p.m. –7:15p.m.
Calhoun Hall 100
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Feature-morphology Mapping in Quechua-Spanish Language Contact Situations
Dr. Liliana Sánchez
Professor and Department Chair,
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers University
Moderator: ADRIAN RICCELLI, Spanish and Portuguese, UT Austin
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7:30p.m. –9:00p.m.
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
CLOSING RECEPTION AND DINNER
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