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475. Literature and Social Activism in South Asia

Saturday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Willow B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the South Asian Literary Association and the Discussion Group on South Asian Languages and Literatures

Presiding: Kanika Batra, Texas Tech Univ.

1. "Performance and Social Activism in a Globalized Economy," Nimanthi Rajasingham, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

2. "Midnight's Children and the Disabled Subaltern," Christopher Becker Krentz, Univ. of Virginia

3. "'The Poor Remain': Rethinking Literary Humanitarianism in Indra Sinha's Animal's People," Jennifer Rickel, Rice Univ.

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  • Asian Literatures

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