5-0450
EVIDENCE DOES NOT SPEAK FOR ITSELF. TRANSLATION AND THE REPRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE INSIDE THE LEGAL SYSTEM
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Reviewed By: Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Saturday, November 19, 2016: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Elizabeth A Kelley (Georgetown University) and Xochitl Marsilli-Vargas (Emory University)
Chairs:  Xochitl Marsilli-Vargas (Emory University)
Discussants:  Greg M Matoesian (University of Illinois, Chicago)
10:15 AM
Constructing Evidence through Machine Translation in Asylum Cases
Marco Jacquemet (University of San Francisco)
10:30 AM
Translation on Trial: Fear, (Mis)Translation, and Suspicion
Elizabeth A Kelley (Georgetown University)
10:45 AM
Orders of Evidential Engagement in an Emigrant Mayan Language
John B Haviland (University of California San Diego)
11:45 AM
Discussant
Greg M Matoesian (University of Illinois, Chicago)