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Tuesday, 29 December

382. Translations and Early American Literature

8:30–9:45 a.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800

Presiding: Martin C. Brückner, Univ. of Delaware, Newark

1. “‘Unter der Leitung seines Geistes’ / Under the Guidance of His Spirit: Toward a History of Mystical Translation in Early America,” Patrick Michael Erben, State Univ. of West Georgia

2. “Winning Hearts through Language: Shifting Missionary Approaches to American Indian Education,” Elizabeth Thompson, Ohio Univ., Athens

3. “Sing, Muse, of New Worlds and New Ways: On the Origins of American Poetry,” Joanne van der Woude, Harvard Univ.

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