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Wednesday, 29 December

426. Arabic Literature in and as Translation

10:15–11:30 a.m., Regency Ballroom C2, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Arabic Literature and Culture

Presiding: Waïl S. Hassan, Univ. of Virginia

1. “Reading al-Tahtawi: Early-Nineteenth-Century (Post)Coloniality and the Seductions of Translation,” Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

2. “Translating Arabic Literature: The Politics of Style,” Maysa Abou-Youssef Hayward, Ocean County Coll., NJ

3. “Challenges in Translating Arabic into English: Haidar Haidar’s A Banquet for Seaweed,” Allen Eugene Hibbard, Middle Tennessee State Univ.

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