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Wednesday May 3

2:30-3:30 PM: Opening

• Latif Zeitouni, Conference Coordinator
• Nabeel F. Haidar, Vice President for Academic Affairs

3:00-4:30 PM: The Lebanese War in the Arabic Novel
Moderator: Samah Idriss

• Salah Fadl – Egyptian Writers’ Perception of the Lebanese War
• Nabil Sleiman – Syrian Fictional Representation of the Lebanese War
• Fakhri Saleh – The Image of the Lebanese War in Fictional Texts in Palestine and Jordan
• Mou'nes Al Razaz – The Lebanese War and the Novel: A Personal Testimony

4:30-5:00 PM: Break

5:00-6:30 PM: The Lebanese War in World Literature
Moderator: Angelika Neuwirth

• Mona Amyouni – The Francophone War Novel
• Juergen Wertheimer – Nicholas Borns "Die Faelschung." War Games and Medial Manipulation
• Adnan Haydar – Writing the War: The Lebanese Novel in English

Thursday, May 4

3:00-4:30 PM: The Lebanese War in Local Fiction
Moderator: Abdo Wazen

• Kenneth Seigneurie – Narrative Form and Function in Hassan Daoud’s "House of Matilde"
• Youmna El Eid – The Protagonist in Lebanese War Fiction
• George Geha – Has the Lebanese War Novel Been Written?

4:30-5:00 PM: Break

5:00-6:30 PM: How Do We Narrate the War?
Moderator: Latif Zeitouni

• An open discussion






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