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Wednesday, 27 December

69A. Transnational Feminisms

8:45–10:00 p.m., Washington C, Loews

Program arranged by the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages

Presiding: Alison Rice, Univ. of Notre Dame

1. “Reading Lolita in Tehran or Reading Lolita for the Neocons? Some Questions for a Transnational Feminism,” Roksana Bahramitash, Concordia Univ.; Lillian S. Robinson, Concordia Univ.

2. “Colonial Tropes and Transnational Feminisms: An Examination of Bharati Mukherjee’s Short Story ‘Jasmine,’” Nandini Dhar, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Translation and Gender: Clarice Lispector and Carolina Maria de Jesus, Brazilian Women Writers in English,” Lilian P. W. Feitosa, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

4. “Theorizing the Transnational Turn,” Elisa F. Glick, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

For copies of abstracts, write to after 15 Nov.

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