Thursday, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 406, JW Marriott
Difference in Resemblance: Judeo-Islamic Encounters in Literature and Culture
A special session. Presiding: Lindsay Katzir, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
Speakers: Philip Goldfarb, Univ. of Chicago; Brandon Kyle Katzir, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; James Nemiroff, Univ. of Chicago; Carlos Hugo Parra-Pirela, George Washington Univ.; Ashley A. Passmore, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Netanel Silverman, Univ. of Toronto
Panelists investigate the origins of the Judeo-Islamic relationship and continue the conversation through to our current historical moment, focusing on issues of difference in resemblance between Jews and Muslims.
For abstracts and formal presentations, visit https://judeoislamicliterature.commons.mla.org/.