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293. Dissent and Rebellion in the Arab World

Wednesday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Cedar, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Hanan Elsayed, Occidental Coll.

1. "Blogging for Freedom: Arab Girl Power and the Internet," Aliyah Khan, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz

2. "Poetics of Dissent in Egypt," Yasser Elhariry, New York Univ.

3. "Exploding the Myth of the Arab Street," Ken Seigneurie, Simon Fraser Univ.

4. "The Devil, Drugs, and/or Iran Made Them Do It: Regime Responses to Rebellion in the Arab World 2011," Michael Gasper, Occidental Coll.


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

  • Other Literatures – Arabic

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