Priscilla Ybarra’s talk later also sticks with me, about how Chicano/a environ. challenges “neoliberal environmentalism” #wla2012
How do we figure out how to put our insights and fears abt the environment to work? poet Naomi Shihab Nye #wla2012
Got to meet Richard Slotkin today and hear his words of wisdom about the future of the humanities! Great times. #wla2012
BM Bower’s print culture gives insight into her literary rep – thx V. Lamont for the paper @ #wla2012
Tatum, on McCarthy, how does one write within a loss or trauma? how can sense of trauma be transformed into ethical poltical act? #wla2012
Campbell on postwestern mourning how we might learn to live with specters of violence & grief discussed via No Country for Old Men #wla201
Robinson: McCarthy interested in the universal human need to make sense of what reality is. #wla2012
I give my paper on the remediation of Mexican history in Red Dead Redemption at #wla2012 – may the tech-gods be kind today.