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Friday, 28 December

239. Religion in South Asian Languages and Literatures

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

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on South Asian Languages and Literatures

Presiding: Lejla Tricic, California State Univ., Fresno

1. “Ritual, Recollection, and Relish: Multiple Dimensions in the Religious Literature of Caitanya Vaisnavism,” Neal Delmonico, Kirksville, MO

2. “Breaking Hindu Religious Law: Women Turning to Each Other for Love, Sex, and Marriage in ‘Fire’ and ‘Water,’” Ymitri Jayasundera, Prairie View A&M Univ.

3. “Reframing ‘British’ Muslims,” Ruvani Ranasinha, Brunel Univ.

4. “Constructing Ethnicity in the Diaspora: Tamil Eelam,” Anushiya Sivanarayanan, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville

Respondent: Hena Ahmad, Truman State Univ.

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