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Friday, 28 December

225. National Literature and Film in Molding of Intercultural Persona

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Language and Society

Presiding: Yelena I. Belyaeva-Standen, Saint Louis Univ.

1. “Subversive Humor as an Expression of the Postcolonial Condition: Cantinflas, Ismail Yassin, and the Politics of Comedy,” Hosam Mohamed Aboul-Ela, Univ. of Houston

2. “Following David Gulpilil’s Trace: Australian Aborigines in Cinema,” Alessandra Senzani, Florida Atlantic Univ.

3. “Vagrant Nationality: Looking within and beyond Nationalism in Indian Literature and Cinema,” Nida Sajid, Univ. of Western Ontario

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