Sunday, 30 December
706. Francophone Cultural Expressions in the Middle East and Asia (Excluding the Maghreb)
10:15–11:30 a.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Division on Francophone Literatures and Cultures
Presiding: Aliko Songolo, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
1. “The Genealogy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict in Myriam Antaki’s Les versets du pardon,” Carine Bourget, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson
2. “Dispatching the Oriental Other: Gobineau in Nineteenth-Century Persia,” Rosemarie Scullion, Univ. of Iowa
3. “Re-locations of Lebanon: The Francophone and Transnational Reflections of Etel Adnan and Amin Maalouf,” Nadia Sahely, Baldwin Wallace Coll.