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Saturday, 08 January

443. Queer Articulations of Arab Identities

8:30–9:45 a.m., 402A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Arabic Literature and Culture

Presiding: Nouri Gana, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. “Majnun’s Desire: The Homosexual as the Madman in Contemporary Arabic Literature,” Tarek El-Ariss, Univ. of Texas, Austin

2. “Queer Citizenships: Muslim and Arab American Identities after 9/11,” Carol N. Fadda-Conrey, Syracuse Univ.

3. “Futurity, Heteropatriarchy, and Queer Difference in the United Arab Emirates,” Noor Al-Qasimi, Univ. of London

Respondent: Amal M. Amireh, George Mason Univ.

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