Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 308, JW Marriott
Translating Minority Writing in a Global Context
A special session. Presiding: Valentina Fulginiti, Cornell Univ.; Elisa Segnini, Univ. of British Columbia
1. “From Beloved to Amatissima: Morphing Black English into Italian,” Giuseppe Natale, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
2. “Translating between Minority and Indigeneity: Chinese Ethnic Minority Literature’s Participation in Global Indigenous Writing,” David Dayton, Univ. of California, Davis
3. “Fresh Season’s Fruit on an Old Tree: Translating Contemporary Maya-Language Poetry from Chiapas,” Sean Sell, San Diego State Univ.
4. “The Unfaithful Translator in Syria Poletti’s Gente conmigo,” Francesca Minonne, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor