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Thursday, 27 December

76. Violence and Contemporary Arab Film

5:15–6:30 p.m., Erie, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Ken Seigneurie, Lebanese American Univ.

1. “‘He Died of Disgust’: Cinematic Witnesses to Social Affects of War in Nadir Moknèche’s 2004 film Viva Laldjérie,” Elizabeth Louise Constable, Univ. of California, Davis

2. “Permission (Not) to Narrate: Elia Suleiman’s Chronicle of a Disappearance and Divine Intervention,” Linda Mokdad, Univ. of Iowa

3. “‘Standing by the Ruins’ in Lebanese War and Postwar Film,” Ken Seigneurie

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