769. The Sacred and the Sexual in South Asian Literatures
Monday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Mayfair, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on South Asian Languages and Literatures
Presiding: Indrani Mitra, Mount Saint Mary's Univ.
1. "Islam: The Rights of Women and the Patriarchal Readings," Masood Raja, Univ. of North Texas
2. "Loyalty, Polygamy, and the Conjugal Modern," Sukanya Banerjee, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
3. "Secular Sexualities: Material Manifestations of the Sacred and Articulations of Resistance in Shyam Selvadurai's Funny Boy," Rahul Gairola, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
Responding: John Charles Hawley, Santa Clara Univ.
For abstracts, write to firstname.lastname@example.org after 15 Dec.
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