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Friday, 28 December

308. Languages: America’s and Americanists’ Languages and Discourses

3:30–4:45 p.m., Atlanta, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the American Literature Section

Presiding: Sandra Abelson Zagarell, Oberlin Coll.

1. “Saying ‘Uncle Tom’ in Spanish: Translations and Illustrations in a Multilingual Approach to Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” Kim Wallace-Sanders, Emory Univ.

2. “Resistance in French: Recentering the World of Slavery in Charles Testut’s Le Vieux Salomon,” Heidi Kathleen Kim, Northwestern Univ.

3. “Nation and Empire: José Martí’s Strategic Multilingualism,” Laura Anne Lomas, Rutgers Univ., Newark

4. “Realism’s Artifice: Language(s) of Power and Crisis in Asian American Poetics,” Warren T. Liu, Bryn Mawr Coll.

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