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Wednesday, 28 December

327. Reading the Oriental Romance

7:15–8:30 p.m., Caucus, Washington Hilton

Program arranged by the Publications Committee

Presiding: C. P. Haun Saussy, Yale Univ.

1. “‘She Was a Sword in the Hand of His Glance’: Postclassical Turkish Imagery,” Victoria Holbrook, Istanbul, Turkey

2. “Old China, Again,” Elizabeth Dale Samet, United States Military Acad.

3. “‘The Cutting Edge of Translation’: Ambivalence and Intercultural Exchange in William Beckford’s Vathek,” Rebecca Carol Johnson, Yale Univ.

4. “From Chronotope to Xenotrope: How Genre Became Orientalist,” Srinivas Aravamudan, Duke Univ.

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