Thursday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 303, Hynes
A special session
Presiding: Nida Sajid, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway
1. "'The Pleasure House of the Whole World': Fashioning the Mughal Harem in Early European Travel Accounts," Ellorashree Maitra, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
2. "Writing against the 'Scarf Affair': Recuperating the Veil and Dislocating Muslim Women's Victimhood in Mohja Kahf's Fiction," Leila Pazargadi, Nevada State Coll.
3. "À la Turque: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Ottoman Fashion," Ambereen Dadabhoy, Harvey Mudd Coll.
Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture
Comparative Literature – General