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Tuesday, 29 December

459. Terrorism and Violence in South Asia

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews

Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association

Presiding: Summer Pervez, Univ. of the Fraser Valley

1. “Mourning Terror: Sri Lankan Memorials to Victims of Violence in Anglophone Poetry and Film,” Maryse Jayasuriya, Univ. of Texas, El Paso

2. “The Violence of State-Sanctioned Capitalism and Anticapitalist Resistance in Slumdog Millionaire,” Rahul Gairola, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. “Blown Up: Abjection in Contemporary Sri Lankan Visual Art,” Aparna Halpe, Univ. of Toronto

4. “Race Riots, Gang Violence, and the Turn to Terror in Contemporary South Asian British Fiction,” Summer Pervez

For abstracts, write to summer.pervez@ufv.ca.

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