2020 Program Sessions

351. Contemporary Arabic Literature and Empire

3:30 PM–4:45 PM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 212

Session Information


1: Pieces of Us: The Intimate as Imperial Archive

Yasmine Khayyat, Rutgers U, New Brunswick

2: The Voice of the Other in Poetry Readings: Different Modes of Performing Dunya Mikhail’s Poetry

Dina Mahmoud, Penn State U, University Park

3: Empathy against History in ‘Ala Hleihel and Jurji Zaydan: Reclaiming the Human in the Shadow of Empire

Rachel Green, U of Massachusetts, Amherst


Michael Allan, U of Oregon