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Saturday, 29 December

612. Spaces of Uncertainty: Political Geographies, Personal Histories, and the Partition of India

7:15–8:30 p.m., Columbus A and B, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Debali Mookerjea-Leonard, James Madison Univ.

1. “Identity Lessons: Partition and Children’s Education in Difference,” Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

2. “Changing Cityscapes and the Partition of 1947,” Debjani Bhattacharyya, Univ. of Heidelberg

3. “Patriotic Pakistanis, Exiled Poets, or Unwelcome Refugees? How Pakistan Rewrote the Creative Landscape of Urdu Literature,” Laurel Steele, United States Dept. of State

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