Tuesday, 29 December
382. Translations and Early American Literature
8:30–9:45 a.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on American Literature to 1800
Presiding: Martin C. Brückner, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
1. “‘Unter der Leitung seines Geistes’ / Under the Guidance of His Spirit: Toward a History of Mystical Translation in Early America,” Patrick Michael Erben, State Univ. of West Georgia
2. “Winning Hearts through Language: Shifting Missionary Approaches to American Indian Education,” Elizabeth Thompson, Ohio Univ., Athens
3. “Sing, Muse, of New Worlds and New Ways: On the Origins of American Poetry,” Joanne van der Woude, Harvard Univ.