Translation of Resistance Literature

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Riham Alhossary/ Binghamton University
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NeMLA 2012 Convention

Translation of Resistance Literature

This panel will address the translation of resistance literature. Since this literature is usually intended for a local audience and is written in the local language of the resistance,should it be translated into other languages? Does translation benefit the resistance or does it come as a detriment to it? Speakers are encouraged to draw upon their own experiences in translating resistance literature if possible. Please submit 250-300 word abstract to Riham Alhossary (

Please note: A publishing house is interested in publishing a volume on this topic.

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