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The Conference is part of a full week of 150th Anniversary events and meetings.
Please visit the Alice150 events page, and/or the full Alice150.com web site for related activities.

Conference Agenda

Day 1 Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York

Speaker Notes

9:45-10:15 AM
Welcome and Introduction to the Book and Exhibition
Jon Lindseth, General Editor & Exhibition Co-Curator
10:15 – 11:00 AM keynote: Alice in Many Tongues 50 years on:
Warren Weaver’s pioneering Study through the lens
of contemporary translation studies.
Emer O’Sullivan, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
10:15 – 11:00 AM break
11:15 – 12:00 PM Alice in Six Languages of Spain
Juan Gabriel López Guix, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
12:00 – 1:30 PM lunch
1:30 – 2:15 PM Alice in Ten Dialects of Scots Language
Derrick McClure, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
2:15– 2:30 PM break
2:30 – 3:15 PM Alice in Five Pacific Island Languages
Keao NeSmith, University of Hawaii
3:15 – 3:45 PM Round table discussion and questions of the four speakers
3:45 – 4:00 PM

Closing Summary of Day 1
Jon Lindseth

At the close there will be an opportunity to talk to the presenters,
the exhibition curators,some translators and writers for the book,
and to view the exhibition.

Refreshments will be served.


Day 2 Thursday, October 8
The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York

10:00 –10:15 AM Introduction to Day 2
Jon Lindseth, General Editor and Exhibition Co-Curator
10:15 – 11:00 AM Alice in China: “Of all Western Literary Masterpieces Introduced to China in the Twentieth Century, No Other Work Has Enjoyed Such Popularity.”
Zongxin Feng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
11:00 – 11:15 AM break
11:15 – 12:00 PM Alice in Eight African Languages
Russell Kaschula, Rhodes University, South Africa
12:00 – 1:30 PM lunch
1:30 – 2:15 PM Alice in Eleven Indian Languages
Sumanyu Satpathy, University of Delhi, India
2:15 – 2:30 PM break
2:30 – 3:15 PM Alice in English but in Twelve Other Alphabets
Michael Everson, Publisher of Evertype, Ireland; the largest publisher of Alice translations and one of the authors of Unicode Standard
3:15 – 3:45 PM Round table discussion and questions of the four speakers
3:45 – 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks
Jon Lindseth

At the close there will be an opportunity to talk to the presenters,
the exhibition curators,some translators and writers for the book,
and to view the exhibition.

Refreshments will be served
.

Dinner this evening will be at the Cosmopolitan Club, 122 East 66th Street, New York at 7PM.
Tickets required and space limited to 220.
For reservations contact Jon A. Lindseth at jalindseth@aol.com.
The Speaker is Grolier member Michael Suarez, S.J., a scholar of the history of the book.
He is Professor of English and University Professor at the University of Virginia
& Director of their Rare Book School.
His topic: “Alice, The Book: A World-Wide Phenomenon.”

The Conference

The Speakers

The Dinner