Conferencia Internacional de Literatura Detectivesca en Español en la Universidad de Texas

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International Conference on Hispanic Crime Fiction
in Honor of Dr. Genaro J. Pérez . Conferencia Internacional de Literatura Detectivesca en Español en Honor al Dr. Genaro J. Pérez

“The Making of a Crime: Presence, Development and Importance of Crime Fiction in the Americas and Spain”

September 29, 30 & October 1, 2011

Texas Tech University . Lubbock, Texas
Sponsor: Latin American and Iberian Studies at Texas Tech University

Keynote Speakers: José F. Colmeiro . La novela policiaca española: teoría e historia crítica (Book)
Patricia Hart . The Spanish Sleuth: The Detective in Spanish Fiction (Book)
Guest Speakers: Rolando Hinojosa-Smith - Glen S. Close - Luis Arturo Ramos - Nicolás Kanellos - Ralph Rodriguez

Approaches may include, but not be limited to, the following: Development on Theoretical and Critical Approaches Iberian and/or European integration with Latin America Art, Music and Food in the Novels and Film Cultural and Literary Studies Transatlantic Studies: Latin America / Europe Cultural Dynamics Between the Spanish, Portuguese and French America Woman Studies: Presentation and Development of Woman Characters Race, Gender and Subalternity Epistemology The Chicano Novel and Film Violence, Drugs and Sex in the Novels Traditional and Non-traditional Approaches in Characters.

We may accept more than one proposal for paper or panel per author, in Spanish, English, Portuguese or French. The panels will be composed of a maximum of 4 presentations. Presentations should not exceed twenty minutes. Please send an abstract of 200 words or less by electronic attachment (Word) to: or by July 15th.

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