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Tuesday, 27 December

40. Redeeming Violence: Globalization and the Resistance to History in Postcolonial Writing

7:00–8:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8219, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Matthias Rudolf, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

1. “Memories of Globalization, Twelfth-Century Style: Amitav Ghosh, Tariq Ali, and the Place of the Islamic Middle East in Contemporary South Asian Literature,” Reed Way Dasenbrock, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque

2. “Radical Sharing: Transitional Violence and Terror in Rushdie and Conrad,” Matthias Rudolf

3. “Histories without History: Terror, Forgetting, and Collective Memory in Assia Djebar’s L’amour, la fantasia and Loin de Médine,” Esther Margaret Lezra, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

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