"Translating Culture, Negotiating Difference:
Religion, Law, and Business"
Conference sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Studies
Saint Louis University
March 28 - March 29, 2014
Center for Intercultural Studies, Saint Louis University
C. S. Huh Auditorium, Center for Global Citizenship
FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.
Opening and welcome
"Translating Culture: A Conceptual Framework"
Michal Jan Rozbicki, Professor of History, Director of the Center for Intercultural Studies, Saint Louis University
Session I: Translating Feminism
Chair: Diana Carlin, Professor of Communication, Associate Vice President for Graduate Education and International Initiatives, Saint Louis University
"Translating the Untranslatable: Islamic Feminist Reclaiming the Quran"
Souad Eddouada, Director, School of International Training, Rabat, Morocco
"Native Seeds of Change: Reading and Writing Women into the Chinese Tradition"
Pauline Lee, Assistant Professor of Chinese Religions and Culture, Department of Theological Studies, Saint Louis University
Session II: The Stranger in a Foreign Land
Chair: George Ndege, Associate Professor of History, Saint Louis University
"Negotiating Cultural Differences among the First Jews in Diaspora: A Re-Reading of the Narrative Account of Joseph-Zaphenathpaneah in the Vietnamese-American Context"
Hung T. Pham, S.J., Assistant Professor of Ignatian Spirituality, Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley of Santa Clara University
"Authority to Deport: Legal Responsibilities and Immigrant Returns in the Age of Mass Migration and Empire"
Torrie Hester, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Saint Louis University
"Liminality of Muslim Refugees in American Society: Legal Acceptance and Cultural Ambivalence"
Hisako Matsuo, Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology; Emmanuel Uwalaka, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Kathryn Kuhn, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology; Candace Ruocco, Law School and Public Policy Studies Program; Thu Do, Department of Higher Education; Wala Almostadi, Public Policy Studies Program; Cindy Wessel, Department of Higher Education; Savitri Grover, Public Policy Studies Program; David Githinji, Public Policy Studies Program
Drinks (by invitation), C. S. Huh Auditorium, Center for Global Citizenship, Saint Louis University
Dinner (by invitation), C.H. Huh Auditorium, Center for Global Citizenship, Saint Louis University
Free Public Seating Opens
"Empathy Matters: The Global Imperative"
Carolyn Calloway-Thomas, Professor of Communication and Culture, Indiana University. President, World Communication Association
SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
Registration - Continental Breakfast for participants, C. S. Huh Auditorium, Center for Global Citizenship
Session III: Translating Law across Cultures
Chair: Anders Walker, Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Saint Louis University
"From Homeless to Homleș: Translation, Materiality, & Belonging in Bucharest, Romania"
Bruce O'Neill, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University
"Marriage as Civil Union: Querying the Relevance of Equality to U.S. Interstate Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships"
Jeff Redding, Associate Professor, School of Law, Saint Louis University
"Translating Juries and Plea Bargains: Some Thoughts on the "Americanization" Thesis of Criminal Procedure Reform"
Stephen Thaman, Professor, School of Law, Saint Louis University
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session IV: Global Impact on Local Cultures
Chair: Daniel L. Schlafly, Professor of History, Director, Russian and East European Studies, Saint Louis University
"The World is a Small Place: Online Partnerships, Transactional Security, and Doing International Business as a Woman CEO"
Allison Carmen, Founder and CEO, Material Mix LLC
"Exporting the Future: American Agribusiness Interests and the Logics of Smallholding Farming in Andhra Pradesh, India"
Andrew Flachs, Department of Anthropology, Washington University
"Dreaming of Trojan Gold: The Role of New Archaeological Museums in Turkish Society"
Helen Human, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
"Science as a Tool for Mission: Matteo Ricci's Interpretation of Chinese Culture and His Proselytizing Strategy"
Cho-Chien Feng, Center for Intercultural Studies and Department of History, Saint Louis University
Lunch (by invitation), C. S. Huh Auditorium, Center for Global Citizenship
Tour of St. Louis Landmarks
Farewell Dinner (by invitation), Jimmy's on the Park, 706 De Mun Avenue, Clayton
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.