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Session Details

Wednesday, 30 December

724. Hunger

1:45–3:00 p.m., Commonwealth Hall C, Loews

Program arranged by the Society for Critical Exchange

Presiding: Zahi A. Zalloua, Whitman Coll.

1. “From the Aesthetics of Hunger to the Cosmetics of Hunger in Brazilian Cinema,” Sophia A. McClennen, Penn State Univ., University Park

2. “To Eat Is a Compromise: Auster, Kafka, and Dietary Politics,” Christian Moraru, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro

3. “Resistance, Rebellion, and More: Understanding the Pain and Pangs of Hunger in Literature,” Parvinder Mehta, Univ. of Toledo

4. “Short-Circuiting Hunger: Reading French Antillean Fiction,” Nicole J. Simek, Whitman Coll.

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