Thursday, 06 January
49. Translation and the Construction of Transcultural Memory
1:45–3:00 p.m., 309, LA Convention Center
A special session
Presiding: Erin Riddle, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
1. “Translating Rigoberta Menchú: Testimonio and (Re)Constructing the Story of All Poor Guatemalans,” Erin Riddle
2. “Mightier, Double-Edged Sword: Translation of Western Texts, Nationhood, and Cultural Survival for China at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” Shouhua Qi, Western Connecticut State Univ.
3. “Constructing Memory through the Act of Translating Conflict Resolution in Latin America,” Andres Aluma-Cazorla, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Respondent: Gisela Brinker-Gabler, Binghamton Univ., State Univ. of New York
For papers, visit http://bingweb.binghamton.edu/~eriddle1/MLA2011 after 1 Dec.
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