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Wednesday, 28 December

273. Islam in Francophone Literature from the Arab World after 9/11

3:30–4:45 p.m., Kalorama, Washington Hilton

A special session

1. “Answering to ‘Muslim’: Language, Country, and Religion in Zahia Rahmani’s ‘Musulman’ Roman,” Alison Rice, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. “Melancholy Islam: The Hermeneutics of Terrorism in Slimane Benaïssa’s La dernière nuit d’un damné,” Nouri Gana, Queen’s Univ.

3. “Terrorism, the Place of Islam, and Rewriting in Tahar Ben Jelloun’s Post-9/11 Fiction,” Michael F. O’Riley, Colorado Coll.

4. “Educating about Islam: 9/11 and Essays from the Francophone Arab World,” Carine Bourget, Univ. of Arizona

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