Wednesday, 11 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Addison, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Italian American Literature
Presiding: Fred L. Gardaphe, Queens Coll., City Univ. of New York
1. "Big-Tent Self-Fashioning: Syrian Americans on the Circuit Chautauqua," Jim Cocola, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.
2. "Shards and Whispers: The Fragmented Narrative and Subjectivities of Tina De Rosa's Paper Fish," Kathleen A. McCormick, Purchase Coll., State Univ. of New York
3. "Islamic Fundamentalism, Neocolonial Liberalism, and Transnational Subjectivity in Laila Lalami's Novels," Ahmed Idrissi Alami, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century