Thursday, 29 December
509. Love and Eros in Arabic Literature
3:30–4:45 p.m., Independence, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Arabic Literature and Culture
Presiding: Mohja Kahf, Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville
1. “Love and Power in Tawq al-Hamama by Ibn Hazm,” Ibtissam Bouachrine, Tulane Univ.
2. “Eros Translatus,” Waïl S. Hassan, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
3. “The Lesbian Moment in Arabic Literature: Is There One?” Amal M. Amireh, George Mason Univ.