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185. Betrayal and the Function of the Humanities within the University

Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 307, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Karen Pinkus, Cornell Univ.

1. "The Betrayal of Translation," Davide Stimilli, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

2. "The Fifth Commandment; or, The Ethical Necessity of Betrayal in Kleist's 'The Foundling,'" Richard Owen Block, Univ. of Washington, Seattle

3. "Uncanny Betrayals: Disclosure and Novelistic Form in the Texts of Zoƫ Wicomb," Michael du Plessis, Univ. of Southern California

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  • Comparative Literature – General

  • The Profession – General

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