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772. Collisions and Collusions in Arabic-French Aesthetics of Violence

Sunday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 308, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Anthony Alessandrini, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

1. "Postinvasion Egypt at the Linguistic Impasse of the Romantic Imagination: Animality, Melancholia, and Necrophilia in Balzac, Vigny, and Gautier," Burcu G├╝rsel, Istanbul, Turkey

2. "Performing a Response to The Triumvirate of Violence: Muhammad Shukri's Appropriation of Jean Genet," Gretchen Head, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. "Violence Is: Aesthetic Uprisings and the Arab Spring," Anthony Alessandrini

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  • Comparative Literature – General

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