111: Failed-State Fictions and Narratives of Development

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - New Orleans

Session Information


1: ‘The World Is What It Is’: Failed-State Fictions

Debali Mookerjea-Leonard, James Madison U

2: The Disposable Entrepreneur: Developmental Temporalities in Mohsin Hamid’s How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Bryant Scott, U of Miami

3: The Enchanted State and Its Failures

Robert Higney, City C, City U of New York

4: The Myth of Development in Postindependence Senegalese Literature

Fatoumata Seck, C of Staten Island, City U of New York

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