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Saturday, 08 January

501. Teaching Orhan Pamuk

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 404A, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Sevinc Turkkan, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. “What Is World Literature? Teaching Orhan Pamuk’s My Name Is Red as the Other Text,” Barish Ali, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo State Coll.

2. “Reading the End of Empire: Teaching Pamuk’s Istanbul with Selma Ekrem’s Unveiled,” Carolyn McCue Goffman, DePaul Univ.

3. “Do They Have a Different God in Europe? Pamuk and the Ambivalence of the World Writer,” Anthony Alessandrini, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

Respondent: Azade Seyhan, Bryn Mawr Coll.

For papers, write to turkkan2@illinois.edu after 20 Dec.

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