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Thursday, 29 December

593. Translation and Colonialism

7:15–8:30 p.m., Monroe East, Washington Hilton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Translation

Presiding: Kathleen Ann Ross, New York Univ.

1. “Instruments of Colonialism: The Dakota-English and English-Dakota Dictionaries of 1890 and 1902,” John Hunt Peacock, Jr., Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art

2. “Conquering Texts: French Colonialism in Arabic Translation,” Dorian F. Bell, Univ. of Pennsylvania

3. “Postcolonialism and the Problem of Translation,” Subramanian Shankar, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Manoa

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