355: Utopian and Dystopian Lifeworlds

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Columbian

Session Information


1: Mapping the French Colonial Experience: The Peripheral Irrealism of Mohammed Dib’s Qui se souvient de la mer

Felix Fuchs, McGill U

2: The Last Native Speaker

Sunny Xiang, Yale U

3: When the Pious Muslims Encounter the Corrupt Cosmopolitans: Utopia and Its Others in Şule Yüksel Şenler’s Huzur Sokağı (‘Serenity Street’)

Rustem Ertug Altinay, U of Vienna

4: Utopian Allegories of the State

Sze Wei Ang, U of Hong Kong


Mrinalini Chakravorty, U of Virginia