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Thursday, 27 December

121. Editing for Access: Preparing Scholarly Editions for a Cross-Cultural Audience

7:00–8:15 p.m., Ontario, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Scholarly Editions

Presiding: Matthew J. Bailey, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “On Translating Aurora Luque: Maintaining the Foreign Essence of the Text While Negotiating Meaning across Cultures, Languages, and Time,” Maria Elsy Cardona, Saint Louis Univ.

2. “The Life and Adventures of Dumont de Montigny: Bridging Linguistic and Cultural Barriers to Publish One of the Earliest Autobiographies in the French Atlantic World,” Gordon Mitchell Sayre, Univ. of Oregon; Carla Zecher, Newberry Library

3. “Editing Contemporary Francophone Lebanese Poems: Challenges and Facilitating Factors,” Christophe Ippolito, Georgia Inst. of Tech.

4. “Presenting the World of the Cid to English Speakers,” Matthew J. Bailey

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