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Sunday, 09 January

798. Theory around the World: Translation and Ideas from the Rest of the World

1:45–3:00 p.m., 402B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Hosam Mohamed Aboul-Ela, Univ. of Houston

1. “Global Translatio and the Sacred: On the Hermeneutics of Voice between the Kerygmatic and the Revelatory,” Ayman El-Desouky, Univ. of London

2. “Local and Global Feminism between Theory and Geohistorical Practice,” Marta Lamas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad

3. “Incendiary Criticism: Periyar, the Ramayana, and the Tamil Public Sphere,” Subramanian Shankar, Univ. of Hawai‘i, Mānoa

Respondent: Emily S. Apter, New York Univ.

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