Thursday, 28 December
159. Muslim Heritage in English-Language Writing by Women
10:15–11:30 a.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Presiding: T. Mera Moore Lafferty, Univ. of Pennsylvania
1. “Negotiating the Home and the World: Poetry by Imtiaz Dharker and Moniza Alvi,” Karni Pal Bhati, Furman Univ.
2. “Women of the Iranian Diaspora: Writing against the Grain,” Persis M. Karim, San Jose State Univ.
3. “Scheherazade’s Mirror: Fatima Mernissi’s Strategies of Global Storytelling,” Suzanne Gauch, Temple Univ.
For copies of abstracts, visit www.sas.upenn.edu/~tmlaffer/.
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