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56. Unfound in Translation

Thursday, 3 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 203, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on Arabic Literature and Culture

Presiding: Ken Seigneurie, Simon Fraser Univ., Surrey

1. "On the 'Untranslatability' of Arabic," Dima Ayoub, McGill Univ.

2. "Translating the Andalusian Muwashshahas," Joseph Fees, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. "'Tell Me Humorous Anecdotes of Misers': Rendering the Kitāb al-Bukhalāʾ ('The Book of Misers') into English," Kevin Blankinship, Univ. of Chicago

4. "The Economics of Arabic Translation," Anna Ziajka Stanton, Univ. of Texas, Austin

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  • no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126

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