Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 310, JW Marriott
Alternative Publics and Complicated Pasts in The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Program arranged by the forum LLC South Asian and South Asian Diasporic. Presiding: Maryse Jayasuriya, Univ. of Texas, El Paso
1. “Alienated Muslim Identity in a Post-9/11 World: A Transnational and Geocritical Study of The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” Sobia Khan, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
2. “Post-9/11 United States and the Diasporic South Asian in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” Basuli Deb, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
3. “What Went Wrong? 9/11 and The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” Ubaraj Katawal, Valdosta State Univ.