Saturday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Lone Star A, JW Marriott
Palestinian Literature: Conditions of Possibility, Conditions of Justice
A special session. Presiding: David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford Univ.
1. “A Brief History of Censorship of Palestinian Literature in English,” Fady Joudah, independent scholar
2. “Solidarity and the ‘Somehow’ of Justice in Palestine and Israel,” Mary N. Layoun, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
3. “Torture into Affidavit, Dispossession into Poetry: On Translating Palestinian Pain,” Anton Shammas, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
4. “Pessoptimism and the External Reader,” Nirvana Tanoukhi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison