85. Reinterpreting Love and Desire in Medieval Persian Literature: Case Studies of 'Attâr, 'Erâqi, and Gorgâni
Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Parlor G, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Fatemeh Keshavarz, Univ. of Maryland, College Park
1. "An Affair of Conscience: The Ethics of Seduction in Vis-o-Râmin," Cameron Cross, Univ. of Chicago
2. "Queering Love and Desire in the Antinomian Lyrics of 'Erâqi," Matthew Miller, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
3. "Subversive Love of the Other in 'Attâr's Works," Claudia Yaghoobi, Georgia Coll. and State Univ.
For abstracts, write to firstname.lastname@example.org after 3 Jan.
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