Friday, 29 December
514. War Narratives
3:30–4:45 p.m., Adams, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Arabic Literature and Culture
Presiding: Amal M. Amireh, George Mason Univ.
1. “War, Poetry, Mourning: Darwish, Adonis, Iraq,” Nouri Gana, Univ. of Michigan, Dearborn
2. “Complicating Resistance: The War at and for Home in Sahar Khaliefeh’s Wild Thorns,” Philip John Metres III, John Carroll Univ.
3. “Battling Collective Amnesia: The Trauma of Civil War in Two Lebanese American Novels,” Carol Fadda-Corney, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
4. “War Diary: Jerusalem 1915,” Salim Tamari, Birzeit Univ.
Respondent: Amal M. Amireh