Sunday, 28 December
169. The Glorious Empire of the Turks, the Present Terror of the World: Islamophilia and Islamophobia in Early Modern English Texts
8:30–9:45 a.m., Van Ness, Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Ambereen Dadabhoy, Claremont Graduate Univ.
1. “Othello’s Blackwork: Embroidering the Moor,” Mimi Yiu, Georgetown Univ.
2. “‘What Difference twixt This Moore, and Her Fair Dame’: Blackness, Female Desire, and Islamophobia,” Ambereen Dadabhoy
3. “Deistic Islam in Delariver Manley’s Almyna; or, The Arabian Vow (1707): Tory Feminism in the Wake of Ottoman Decline,” Humberto Garcia, Vanderbilt Univ.
Respondent: Jonathan Burton, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown