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364. Cultures of the Arab Uprisings

Monday, 4 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 201, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on Arabic Literature and Culture

Presiding: Christopher Micklethwait, Saint Edward's Univ.

1. "Revolution as Archive: Egypt's Uprising in Arab Fiction and Poetry," Tahia Abdel Nasser, American Univ. in Cairo

2. "Between Tahrir and 'Tahrir': Some Paradoxes of Memorializing a Revolution in Real Time," Margaret Litvin, Boston Univ.

3. "The Unsettling Languages of the Arab Street: The Genuine and the Duplicate," Muhsin J. al-Musawi, Columbia Univ.

4. "Discourses of Uprising," Ken Seigneurie, Simon Fraser Univ., Surrey

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  • Other Literatures – Arabic

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