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184. Beyond the Arabian Nights: Middle Eastern Fiction in the World Literature Course

Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Columbia, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Barish Ali, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo State Coll.

1. "The Egyptian Voice in the American Classroom: Teaching Si Sayyid and Zaki Bey as Cultural Icons," Katherine Dillion, Harding Univ.

2. "One Thousand and One Nights Meets Sex and the City: An Approach to Teaching Rajaa Al-Sanea's Girls of Riyadh," Jana Fedtke, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

3. "Teaching the Middle East: Cross-Literary Encounters," Sevinc Turkkan, State Univ. of New York, Brockport

4. "Middle East Literatures in the Paradigm of World Literature," Firat Oruc, Northwestern Univ.


  • Teaching – General

  • no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126

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