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(July 13, 2018) Presenting on Latinx Twitter at Latina/o Studies Association Conference

At the third biennial conference of the Latina/o Studies Association in Washington, DC, I presented on a panel organized by Ylce Irizarry entitled, “Against the Grain: Producing Alternative Archives of Latinidad.” I presented a comparative analysis of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s use of Twitter, distinguishing his rhetoric of affiliation from that of other Latinx writers. Ylce Irizarry from the University of South Florida spoke about “Latina/o Literature after 1992: Alternative Archives of Latinidad“ and John Ribó from Florida State University discussed “ “How to Read Unsafely: Farming the Bones of Latinx Literature.