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8. Fragmented Lives, Hybridity, and the Politics of Identity in South Asian Muslim Women's Writing

Saturday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 201, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Umme Al-wazedi, Augustana Coll., IL

1. "Seaming Sisterhood: South Asian Muslim Women in London," Feroza Framji Jussawalla, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque

2. "Mothers, Nations, Others: Diasporic Citizenship in Tahmima Anam's A Golden Age," Chandrima Chakraborty, McMaster Univ.

3. "Diasporic Writing and Transnational Identities in Motion," Jennifer Yusin, Drexel Univ.

4. "Beyond Stereotypes and Ethnic Ambiguities: Negotiating Identities," Umme Al-wazedi

Responding: Sobia Khan, Univ. of Texas, Dallas


Subject:

  • Asian Literatures

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