Friday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 311, JW Marriott
Souffles-Anfas, Fifty Years On
A special session. Presiding: Olivia C. Harrison, Univ. of Southern California; Teresa Villa-Ignacio, Tulane Univ.
Speakers: Safoi Babana-Hampton, Michigan State Univ.; Anne-Marie McManus, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; Edwige Tamalet Talbayev, Tulane Univ.
Panelists address the legacies of the postindependence Moroccan cultural journal Souffles-Anfas on the fiftieth anniversary of its first issue and discuss its contributions to Moroccan and Maghrebi postcolonial literature; its French-Arabic and Maghrebi-Mashriqi literary exchanges; its transnational vision of the Mediterranean; and its promotion of Moroccan visual art.