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280. Cultures and Literatures of the Mediterranean: From the Ottoman Empire to the Postcolonial Maghreb

Sunday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Celine Piser, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. "The Renaissance of Transculturalism and the Ottomans in Early Modern Literary Imagination," Abdulhamit Arvas, Michigan State Univ.

2. "Colonial Legacies: Toward a Theory of the Multilingual Mediterranean," Celine Piser

3. "Driss Chraïbi the Historian? Postcolonial Islam and the Arab Conquest of the Maghreb in La mère du printemps," Ziad Bentahar, Univ. Internationale de Rabat

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  • Comparative Literature – General

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