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The American Mosaic: Immigration, Expatriation, Exile

Alcalá de Henares, May 8-9, 2014

The overall aim of this conference jointly organized by the Instituto Franklin-UAH and the College of Arts & Humanities of the University of Central Florida, was to discuss issues such as emigration and immigration, expatriation, exile, immigrant writing, hyphenation, cultural boundaries, the breaking of such boundaries, as they are all closely linked to the United States of America.


Dr. Isabel Durán, Professor and Director of the Department of English Philology of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Dr. Peter Carravetta, Alfonse M. D’Amato Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, Department of European Languages and Literature at Stony Brook University.

President: Julio Cañero (Instituto Franklin-UAH)
Rosalina Alcalde (Universitat Auntònoma de Barcelona)
José Fernandez (University of Central Florida)
Paolo Giordano (University of Central Florida)
José Antonio Gurpegui (Instituto Franklin-UAH)
Anthony Julian Tamburri (Calandra Institute, Queens Colege, CUNY)

President: Julio Cañero (Instituto Franklin-UAH)
Isabel Albella (Instituto Franklin-UAH)
Cristina Crespo (Instituto Franklin-UAH)
Ana Lariño (Instituto Franklin-UAH)


The Hispanic Council: “The Hispanic Council will participate in the conference “The American Mosaic: Immigration, Expatriation, Exile” on May 9.

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