Wednesday, 28 December
239. Arab Pop Culture Speaks Back
1:45–3:00 p.m., Monroe West, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Popular Culture
Presiding: Thomas Foster, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
1. “Challenging and Resisting the Everyday Narratives of the Arab Male in Recent French Cinema,” Mark A. Reid, Univ. of Florida
2. “Arab Pop Culture: Salam Pax’s and Jehane Noujaim’s Perspectives on the 2003 United States Invasion of Iraq,” Rebecca Dyer, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech.
3. “Fajanaakun! Mooo? (We Surprised You! Didn’t We?),” Kenneth E. Seigneurie, Lebanese American Univ.