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Saturday, 08 January

556. Autobiographies from the Arab World in European Languages

1:45–3:00 p.m., 303A, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Carine Bourget, Univ. of Arizona

1. “(P)Reconstructed Memory: The Image of Egypt through Sample Memoir Writings,” Mounira Soliman, Cairo Univ.

2. “‘The Mute, Complicated Confusions of My Exilic Arab Identity’: Arabness Redefined in Leila Ahmed’s A Border Passage (1999),” Szidonia Haragos, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

3. “Francophone and Anglophone Arab Representations of the Self: Laâbi, Ben Jelloun, Khemir, and Faqir,” Simona Livescu, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

4. “From Dreams of Trespass to Rêves de femmes: Fatima Mernissi’s Harem, Lies, and Autobiography,” Carine Bourget

For abstracts, write to after 15 Dec.

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