Sunday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 306, JW Marriott
Language, Visuality, and the Homoerotics of Orientalism
A special session. Presiding: Richard J. Dellamora, Trent Univ.
1. “Studium Matters: On the Politics of Orientalist Homoeroticism,” Ali Behdad, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
2. “Cross-Cultural Homoeroticism before Orientalism,” Abdulhamit Arvas, Michigan State Univ.
3. “On the Difficult Queerness of Agha Shadid Ali,” Aaron Goldsman, Emory Univ.
Respondent: Joseph Allen Boone, Univ. of Southern California