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K-State Today

October 16, 2012



Modern languages faculty present at Hispanic literature conference

By Laura Kanost

Four modern languages faculty members presented papers at the Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, Oct. 12-14, in Lincoln, Neb.

  • Douglas Benson presented "Conexiones inesperadas: la poesía religiosa de Ernestina de Champourcin y Gloria Fuertes."
  • María Teresa DePaoli presented "Is there a Black National Mother? Exploring the Cultural Notion of Motherhood and the Afro-Mexican Female Soldier in the Literary and Film Representations of La negra Angustias."
  • Laura Kanost presented "Self-translation and the Entomological Eye of Carmen Lyra."
  • Salvador Oropesa presented "La imposibilidad de la emigración: Representación y nostalgia en Leonora (2011) de Elena Poniatowska."