Wednesday, 29 December
499. Reconstructing Identities in a Post-9/11 World
1:45–3:00 p.m., Tubman, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on West Asian Languages and Literatures
Presiding: Negar Mottahedeh, Duke Univ.
1. “Writers, Critics, and the Responsibility of Representation after 9/11,” Amy Motlagh, Princeton Univ.
2. “Philo-Americanism and Anti-Americanism in the Post-9/11 United Arab Emirates,” Michael V. Diboll, United Arab Emirates Univ.
3. “The Challenges of Teaching Arabic Literature in English,” Najat Rahman, Univ. of Montreal
Respondent: Roberta M. Micallef, Univ. of Utah