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Bold Caballeros and Noble Bandidas

April 16-18, 2009, Arizona State University
at the Downtown Phoenix campus

Session 1: Warriors Male and Female in the Revolution of 1910
Dulce Estévez, Arizona State University
        La ficcionalización de funciones sociales de la Revolución Mexicana en
Cartucho (1931)
Santiago Daydí-Tolson, University of Texas
San Antonio Race and Social class in Azuela´s characterization of the bandit
Emil Volek, Arizona State University
        Memorias de una soldadera: Hasta no verte, Jesús mío, de Elena Poniatowska

Session 2: Good, Good-Bad, Bad
Robert McKee Irwin, UC Davis
Santa Teresa de Cabora and Her Villanous Bandit Sister Jovita
Gabriella Sánchez, Arizona State University
        Nuns, Queens and Snipers: Female Drug Smugglers in the US Mexico Border         Imaginarium
William H. Beezley, University of Arizona
        Santa, la bandida del amor y la victima del sexo

Session 3: Women and Women Warriors
Laura Kanost, Kansas State University
“Por camino torcido”: Liminal Identities in the Novel, Screenplay, and Film Versions of         La Negra Angustias
Marcelline Block, Princeton University
        Double Bill: Female Noble Warriors and Single Mothers in José Bolaños’ La         Soldadera and Tarantino’s Kill Bill
Tabea Alexa Linhard, Washington University in St. Louis
        The Excursion of an Almost Dead Girl: Anna Seghers in Mexico

Session 4: Theory & Practice of Banditry and Social Banditry I
Juan Pablo Dabove, University of Colorado
        La guerra del fin del mundo
Diana Encinas, Arizona State University
        “Tierra y Libertad” y” Verdugos y Victimas”
Carlo Gaberscek, Udine, Italy
        Zapata Westerns: The Short Life of a Sub-genre (1966-1972)

Session 5: Bandits Mystified and Demystified
David Foster, Arizona State University
        Of Gay Caballeros and other Noble Heroes
María Teresa Martínez-Ortíz, Kansas State University
        The 'Soldadera' Popular Myth: Omissions and Traditional Representations in Film
Kristín Guðrún Jónsdóttir, University of Iceland
        Querido hermano…a ti invoco de todo corazón. Una lectura religiosa de Pancho Villa

Session 6: Affirmative Women: Overviews
Jaime Cardoso, Arizona State University
        Afromestizas, bandidas, brujas y putas
Melanie Magisos, Arizona State University
        Warrior Women in Contemporary Chicana Art
Cynthia Miller, Emerson College
        Outlaws, Gunslingers, and Shady Ladies: Noble ‘Bad Girls” of the B-Western