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725. Poetry, Poetics, Politics in the Modern Arab World

Friday, 8 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Willow B, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Anthony Alessandrini, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "Arabic Poetry: A Genealogy of Dissent," Nouri Gana, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. "Silence and Slow Time: The Politics of Poetic Utterance," David C. Lloyd, Univ. of Southern California

3. "Tarab and the Revolutionary Moment," Elliott Colla, Georgetown Univ.

4. "Tunisia and the Emergence of Poetic Democratic Humanism," Ronald Judy, Univ. of Pittsburgh


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

  • Other Literatures – Arabic

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