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MONDAY, July 22, 2013

9:30-10:30 Registration and Breakfast [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

with a presentation on the Esta Vida Boricua Life Narrative Installation

10:30-11:00 Opening Remarks [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Ricia Anne Chansky, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Emily Hipchen, University of West Georgia 

11:00-12:30 Plenary Addresses [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Emily Hipchen

The Transnational Autobiographical Pact: The Canada Reads 2012 Controversy – Julie Rak, University of Alberta

Hemispheric Trust and Transnational Exchanges of Life Writing – Sidonie Smith, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 

12:30–1:30 Lunch [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

1:30-3:00 Plenary Addresses [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Ricia Anne Chansky

The Contested Domain of Caribbean Autobiography – Sandra Pouchet Paquet, Emerita University of Miami

Oral History, Memory, and Experience in Latin America – Gerardo Necoechea Gracia, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia

3:00-3:30 Afternoon coffee [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

3:30-4:30 Keynote Panel Discussion [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderators: Emily Hipchen and Ricia Anne Chansky

Gerardo Necoechea Gracia, Sandra Pouchet Paquet, Julie Rak, and Sidonie Smith

5:00-6:00 Opening Reception [Garita Reception Room]

TUESDAY, July 23, 2013 

9:00-10:00 Breakfast [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

10:00-11:15

Panel 1: New Ways of Reading African American Auto/Biography [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Christopher Powers, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Olaudah Equiano’s Interesting Narrative in the United States: Editing as Reception History – Eric D. Lamore, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Trust and Truth in Early African American Women’s Author Portraits – Joycelyn K. Moody, University of Texas at San Antonio

Class Consciousness in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl – William L. Andrews, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

11:15-11:30 Morning Coffee [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

11:30-12:45

Panel 2: Afro-Diasporic Trajectories: Memory and Re-Memory [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Donna Hope

The “Things” of Afro-Diasporic Memory: An Oral History Project in Western Puerto Rico – Jocelyn Géliga Vargas, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Roots and Routes: Interconnections (or not) in Biographical Narratives – Suely Kofes, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Tracing Transatlantic and Hemispheric Genealogies in Contemporary Black Women’s Visual Art – Sarah Brophy, McMaster University 

12:45-1:45 Lunch [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

1:45-3:00

Panel 3: Translating and Being Translated [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Kari J. Winter

Translative Practices in Autobiography – Bella Brodzki, Sarah Lawrence College

Mapping Out a Treacherous Terrain: Translation and Testimonio in Inter-American Literature – Laura Beard, University of Alberta

Decolonizing Performance: Indigenous Self-Translation from Spiderwoman to Chocolate Woman – Eva Karpinski, Glendon College of York University

3:00-4:00 Afternoon coffee with a presentation [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Casting Lives in the Rainforests of the Americas – Alfred Hornung, Johannes Gutenberg University

WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2013

9:00-10:00 Breakfast [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

10:00-11:00

Panel 4: Exploring Auto/Biographical Space [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Gillian Whitlock

The Machine in the Mirror: Space, Place, Cyberspace – Joel Haefner, Illinois Wesleyan University

Autobiographical Narratives and the Demands of Realism in Brazilian Literature – Sergio Barcellos, Ministry of Education, Brazil and Hofstra University

11:00-11:30 Morning Coffee [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

11:30-12:30

Panel 5: Exploring Space in and through Visual Life Narratives [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Julia Watson

Drawing Memory: Two Canadian Illustrated Holocaust Memoirs – Linda Warley, University of Waterloo

Identity and Narration: Autobiographical Quests – Leonor Arfuch, Universidad de Buenos Aires

12:30-1:30 Lunch [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

1:30-3:00

Panel 6: Gendered Auto/Biographical Spaces [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Cynthia Huff

Pure Victims and Unsympathetic Witnesses: Gendered Witness in a Transnational Frame – Leigh Gilmore, Northeastern University

Imagining Women’s Lives across Generational Divides: Feminism, Temporality, and the Metaphor of Waves – Kari J. Winter, State University of New York at Buffalo

Exploring Contested Gender Identities in Jamaican Dancehall – Donna Hope, University of the West Indies at Mona

The Ends of Testimony – Gillian Whitlock, The University of Queensland

3:00-4:00 Afternoon coffee with a presentation [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Why We Eat What We Eat: Towards a Puerto Rican Culinary Identity – Cruz Miguel Ortíz Cuadra, University of Puerto Rico at Humaçao

THURSDAY, July 25, 2013

9:00-10:00 Breakfast [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

10:00-11:15

Panel 7: Relational Auto/Biography [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Leonor Arfuch

“The Right Voice”: Relational Autobiography and Celebrity Narrative in Patti Smith’s Just Kids – Julia Watson, Ohio State University

At Your Service: Posthuman Prostheses and Service Dog Narratives – Cynthia Huff, Illinois State University

Curaçaoan Narratives of Searching for the “We”: The Making and Remaking of Identities within a Caribbean Context – Rose Mary Allen, University of the Netherlands in the Antilles

11:15-11:30 Morning Coffee [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

11:30-12:30 

Panel 8: The Pedagogy of Auto/Biography [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Sergio Barcellos

Fields and Territories of (Auto)Biographical Research in Brazil: Research Networks and Rural Education – Elizeu Clementino de Souza, Universidade do Estado da Bahia

Songs of Experience and Horizons for a Pedagogy of Memoir – Gabriel Jaime Murillo Arango, Universidad de Antioquia

12:30-1:30 Lunch [San Sebastian Meeting Room]

1:30-2:30

Panel 9: Editing and Publishing Life Narratives [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

Moderator: Rebecca Hogan, Emerita University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Editing Twenty Years on: Biography, Life Writing, and the Future of “Publication” – Craig Howes, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

a/b 21 c: Auto/Biography Studies in the Twenty-First Century – Emily Hipchen and Ricia Anne Chansky

2:30-3:30 Afternoon Coffee and IABA-Chapter of the Americas Business Meeting [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

All conference attendees are welcome to participate in this meeting to conceptualize and organize the inception of the IABA-Chapter of the Americas.

3:30-4:00 Closing Remarks [Fortaleza Meeting Room]

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