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24. Secluded Lives, Visible Bodies: Representations of Zenana Fashion in Film and Literature

Saturday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 303, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Nida Sajid, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway

1. "'The Pleasure House of the Whole World': Fashioning the Mughal Harem in Early European Travel Accounts," Ellorashree Maitra, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. "Writing against the 'Scarf Affair': Recuperating the Veil and Dislocating Muslim Women's Victimhood in Mohja Kahf's Fiction," Leila Pazargadi, Nevada State Coll.

3. "À la Turque: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Ottoman Fashion," Ambereen Dadabhoy, Harvey Mudd Coll.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Comparative Literature – General

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