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Translating Slavery, Translating Freedom

Christi Merrill, co-director of the UM LSA Translation Theme Semester, will moderate a panel discussion featuring Françoise Massardier-Kenney, co-author of Translating Slavery and professor of French at Kent State University; Martha S. Jones, associate professor of history and co-director of the Michigan Law Program in Race, Law & History; and Jean M. Hébrard, visiting professor and co-director of the Law in Slavery and Freedom Project at UM. The panelists will cover issues related to translation in the contexts of slavery and emancipation.
This event is co-sponsored by the U-M Library, the Romance Languages and Literatures Department, the History Department, the Institute for the Humanities, the International Institute, and the Fall 2012 LSA Translation Theme Semester. The panel coincides with the Proclaiming Emancipationexhibit in the Gallery of Hatcher Graduate Library, and will include light refreshments.

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