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Tuesday, 29 December

459. Terrorism and Violence in South Asia

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews

Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association

Presiding: Summer Pervez, Univ. of the Fraser Valley

1. “Mourning Terror: Sri Lankan Memorials to Victims of Violence in Anglophone Poetry and Film,” Maryse Jayasuriya, Univ. of Texas, El Paso

2. “The Violence of State-Sanctioned Capitalism and Anticapitalist Resistance in Slumdog Millionaire,” Rahul Gairola, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. “Blown Up: Abjection in Contemporary Sri Lankan Visual Art,” Aparna Halpe, Univ. of Toronto

4. “Race Riots, Gang Violence, and the Turn to Terror in Contemporary South Asian British Fiction,” Summer Pervez

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