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Monday, 28 December

337. Negotiating Spheres: Public and Private in Arabic Culture

7:15–8:30 p.m., Regency Ballroom C2, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Arabic Literature and Culture

Presiding: Samer M. Ali, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “Turning a Corner: The Public and the Private in Occupied Palestine,” Kifah Hanna, Davidson Coll.

2. “Displaced Sexuality: Western Desires and Eastern Butterflies,” Asaad Al-Saleh, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater

3. “Interlocking Spaces, Interlocking Selves: The Constituting of Identity in Muhammad Barrada’s Lu’bat al-Nisyan,” Carolyn Brunelle, Univ. of Pennsylvania

4. “Dreams of Trespass: Public and Private Space and the Power of Women’s Language,” Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, Penn State Univ., University Park

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