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Thursday, 30 December

762. Race, Caste, and Class in South Asian Literatures

1:45–3:00 p.m., Washington B, Loews

Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association

Presiding: Anushiya Sivanarayanan, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville

1. “Race and Class: Reflections on Chitra Divakaruni’s Short Fiction and Poetry,” Bruce G. Johnson, Univ. of Rhode Island

2. “Gopinath Mohanty’s Paraja: An Intertext on ‘Tribal Problem,’” Amiya Bhushan Sharma, Indira Gandhi Natl. Open Univ.

3. “The Unspeakable Limits of Caste: A Reading of Bhabani Bhattacharya’s So Many Hungers and He Who Rides a Tiger,” Rajender Kaur, Ridgefield, CT

4. “The Bhil Woman’s Plums: Dalit Counter-Offerings in ‘Times of Siege,’” Cynthia Ann Leenerts, George Washington Univ.

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