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Sunday, 09 January

817. Transnational Encounters with Islam in English Literature

1:45–3:00 p.m., Diamond Salon 1, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Humberto Garcia, Vanderbilt Univ.

1. “Deconstruction in Degrees: Encountering Islam in Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s Heat and Dust and Zadie Smith’s White Teeth,” Sri Mukherjee, Harvard Univ.

2. “Muslim American Autobiography: Writing the Self in Mohja Kahf’s Poetry and Fiction,” Leila Pazargadi, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

3. “Agency and Victimization: The Eastern Woman in the Orientalist Romances of Lord Byron and Henry Gally Knight,” Mariam Radhwi, Univ. of Calgary

4. “The Infidelities of Individuality: Byron and Orientalist Apostasy,” Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

For abstracts, write to humberto.garcia@vanderbilt.edu.

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