Friday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 18D, ACC
Politics of Solidarities and Cross-Racial Alliances
Program arranged by the forums CLCS Global Arab and Arab American and LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American. Presiding: Pauline Homsi Vinson, Diablo Valley Coll.
1. “Palestine, Blackness, and the Substrates of Settler Democracy,” Keith Feldman, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “A Modern Family: The Cross-Racial Relationship Plot in Arab American Fiction,” Therí Alyce Pickens, Bates Coll.
3. “Romancing the Swamps: The Reconstitution of a Muslim-Arab Slave,” Ahmed Idrissi Alami, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
4. “Richard Rodriguez’s Concept of the Abrahamic: Cultural Resistance or Religious Form of Colonialism?” Joseph Morales, Univ. of California, Irvine