799. Religion, (Post)Secularism, Literature
Tuesday, 12 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Clark, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Twentieth-Century English Literature
Presiding: Susan Stanford Friedman, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Speakers: Sadia Abbas, Rutgers Univ., Newark; Michael Allan, Univ. of Oregon; Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, Univ. of California, Irvine; Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt Univ.; Amardeep Singh, Lehigh Univ.
What are the entwined politics, practices, and imaginaries of religion and secularism? In constant flux globally, they impact geopolitics, shape communal identities, and make pawns of gender, sexuality, and race. How have they registered in the literary domains of the long twentieth century?
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