Wednesday, 29 December
426. Arabic Literature in and as Translation
10:15–11:30 a.m., Regency Ballroom C2, Loews
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Arabic Literature and Culture
Presiding: Waïl S. Hassan, Univ. of Virginia
1. “Reading al-Tahtawi: Early-Nineteenth-Century (Post)Coloniality and the Seductions of Translation,” Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
2. “Translating Arabic Literature: The Politics of Style,” Maysa Abou-Youssef Hayward, Ocean County Coll., NJ
3. “Challenges in Translating Arabic into English: Haidar Haidar’s A Banquet for Seaweed,” Allen Eugene Hibbard, Middle Tennessee State Univ.