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Friday, 07 January

321. National and Transnational Representations in South Asian Film and Fiction

1:45–3:00 p.m., 304A, LA Convention Center

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

Presiding: Moumin Quazi, Tarleton State Univ.

1. “Re-collecting ‘History’: Archiving Home and Nation in Post-1990s Transnational South Asian Women’s Documentaries,” Soumitree Gupta, Syracuse Univ.

2. “Ritualizing Diaspora: The Namesake’s Transition from Novel to Film,” Madhurima Chakraborty, Columbia Coll., IL

3. “Transnational Transgressions in South Asian Cinema: From National Allegory to International Metaphors of Border Crossing,” Khani Begum, Bowling Green State Univ.

For abstracts, write to quazi@tarleton.edu.

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