B. B. Comer Hall, The University of Alabama

 

8:00am-9:00am – Room 245

Registration and Breakfast

 

9:00am-10:45am

Session 1: The Translation of Identity in Literature

Room 258

Session Chair: Dr. Safa Elnaili, The University of Alabama

Gay Men and Machismo: The Black Sheep of Latin American Culture

Theresa Stoddard, The University of Alabama

The Problem with ‘Your Eyes’: On Sentimentality and the Translation of Michele Mari’s Cento Poesie D’Amore a Ladyhawke

Jessica Lucia Pacitto, The University of Alabama

“Textual commentary would run disproportionate lengths”: Reassessing the State of Percy Shelley’s Una Favola

Annamarie Lisko, The University of Alabama

 

10:45am-11:00am – Room 245

Snacks and Refreshments

 

11:00am-12:45pm

Session 2: La presentación de la identidad marginada en el cine

Room 258

Session Chair: Dr. Ana Corbalán, The University of Alabama

Dejando atrás el eurocentrismo: La evolución de Costa en También la lluvia

Barbara Minter, The University of Alabama

Presente pasado: El blanco se ha ahorcado también en ‘Amanece que no es poco’

JM Persánch, West Oregon University

Tras el velo: La mujer-fetiche en Retorno a Hansala

Keturah Nichols, The University of Alabama

De la colonized del ser a la descolonización en el largometraje El Facilitador (2013) de Víctor Arregui

Henry Tarco Carrera, The University of Alabama

 

12:45pm-2:00pm

Lunch (on your own)

 

2:00pm-3:45pm

Session 3: La cuestión de la identidad nacional y del individuo en la literatura

Room 256

Session Chair: Dr. Xabier Granja, The University of Alabama

Carne traidora: cuestiones de la vejez femenina en La carne de Rosa Montero

Rachael Reilly, The University of Alabama

Voces en el laberinto: Dictadura, trauma y fantasmas en Las iniciales de la tierra de Jesús Diaz

Fabricio Silva, PhD, Lebanon Valley College

Lino Novás Calvo: El desarrollo de la identidad cubana por lo real maravilloso

Jenna Reynolds, The University of Alabama

 

Session 4: Language as a Macro Organism

Room 257

Session Chair: Dr. Dilin Liu, The University of Alabama

The Use of Make a Picture Versus Take a Picture Over Time

Emily Pickle, The University of Alabama

GoogLing: Technology Names become Common Words

Analeigh Horton, The University of Alabama

Proverbs and Identity: A Study of Ihievbe Proverbs

Jimoh Braimoh, University of Mississippi

A Corpus Study Comparing Variation of Irregular t-form verbs in British and American English

Dennis M. Hunt, The University of Alabama

 

3:45pm-4:00pm – Room 245

Snacks and Refreshments

 

4:30pm-6:00pm

Keynote Address

Dr. David Basilico, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Great Hall, The Ferguson Student Center

 

6:30pm

Conference Reception

Home of Dr. Michael Picone

 

*Schedule subject to change

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