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Thursday, 27 December

140. Global Technologies of Translation: Missionary Anthropology and the Planetary Challenge of Language and Culture

8:45–10:00 p.m., Colorado, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

1. “Melville’s Typee, Translation, and the Depths of Time,” Christopher Freeburg, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

2. “Christian Translations: Indian Grammar and the Quest for a Universal Language,” Sarah Rivett, Washington Univ.

3. “Techniques du corps: Senegalese Basketball and the Art of Translation,” Michael Ralph, Cornell Univ.

Respondent: Wai Chee Dimock, Yale Univ.

For copies of papers, write to srivett@wustl.edu after 1 Dec.

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