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Tuesday, 29 December

406. The Translated Modernities of East Asia: National Identities Found in Translation

10:15–11:30 a.m., Washington A, Loews

Program arranged by the Division on East Asian Languages and Literatures after 1900

Presiding: Indra A. Levy, Stanford Univ.

1. “Spinning Genji as World Literature: The Modern Invention of a National Classic,” Michael Emmerich, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

2. “Vernacularization as Translation: Origins of Modern Chinese Literature,” Gang Zhou, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

3. “Self-Translation/Re-writing: Eileen Chang and Chinese Modernities,” Jessica Tsui-Yan Li, Univ. of Toronto

Respondent: Eric R. J. Hayot, Penn State Univ., University Park

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