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Tuesday, 29 December

603. The Translated Modernities of East Asia: The Politics of Translation in National, Intra-Asian, and International Perspectives

9:00–10:15 p.m., Congress B, Loews

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

Presiding: Michael Emmerich, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

1. “The Politics of Shakespeare in Japanese: Two 1880s Translations of Julius Caesar,” Aragorn Quinn, Stanford Univ.

2. “Translation of Historical Conditions,” Lin Zou, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

3. “East Asian Modernities: Translations, Censorship, Stereotypes,” Karen Thornber, Harvard Univ.

Respondent: John Mertz, North Carolina State Univ.

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