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Wednesday, 28 December

249. Citizenship, Culture, and Diaspora in South Asian Literature

1:45–3:00 p.m., Jackson, Washington Hilton

Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association

Presiding: Robin E. Field, Univ. of Virginia

1. “From Vilayati/NRI to Becoming South Asian in America: Recent Debate on the South Asian Identity Question,” Rajender Kaur, Rhode Island Coll.

2. “Writing South Africa in Diaspora: Imraan Coovadia’s The Wedding,” Ronit N. Fainman-Frenkel, Univ. of the Witwatersrand

3. “Nepal and the Literature of Nonpostcoloniality,” Bishupal Limbu, Northwestern Univ.

Respondent: Parmita Kapadia-Green, Northern Kentucky Univ.

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