Translation Right or Wrong
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, 6-7 MARCH 2009
Organizers: The Trinity College Dublin Translation Studies Group
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JOSEPHINE BALMER: "Whose Classics?: Transgressing and
Recreating Ancient Greek & Latin Texts."
LAWRENCE VENUTI: "Translation, Intertextuality, Interpretation."
[More about our invited speakers: Josephine Balmer, and her classical translations (including her latest book, The Word for Sorrow); Lawrence Venuti's faculty page at Temple University, and some of his books.]
More than fifty translation scholars and researchers responded to our call for papers on the conference themes. Here is the latest LIST OF SESSIONS AND SPEAKERS (updated February 4th, 2009):
Luise von Flotow, María del Pilar Ordóñez-López
Annjo Klungervik Greenall, Paule Salerno-O'Shea, Elisabeth Gibbels, Francesca Savoia, Catherine O' Brien, Alberto Fuertes
Giuseppe Vatalaro, Lucía Pintado, David Parris
Translation and Literature
Doireann Lalor, Floriana Marinzuli, Simona Rossi, Carmen Mangiron, Natalia Olshanskaya, Lorraine Byrne Bodley, Michelle Woods, Magdalena Obrzut, Pawel Zosik, Mark Raftery-Skehan, Sabine Strumper-Krobb, Paul Rankin
Translation of Sacred Texts
Rim Hassen, Danuta Przepiorkowska, Nicholas Williams
Translation and Taboo
Bart Defrancq, Ilaria Parini
Translating for Children
BJ Epstein, Emer Delaney, Giorgia Carta, Caterina Sinibaldi, Virginia Jewiss, Mette Rudvin
Technology and Translation
Beverly Adab, Francisca García Luque, Minako O'Hagan
Ireland, Translation, Literature
Debora Biancheri, Peter Flynn, Susanne Ghassempur, Ángeles Conde Parrilla, Giulia Totò, Anne Markey
Politics, Language Politics, Censorship
Ronald Puppo, Renata Kamenická, Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar, Simone Schroth, Victoria Ríos Castaño, Carol O'Sullivan, Kathleen Shields, Jacqueline Anne Hurtley Grundy, Richard Glyn Roberts, Jane Dunnett
DETAILS: Papers will be about 20 minutes long, presented in parallel sessions of 75 minutes (allowing 15 minutes for questions at the end). The conference fee is €40, including tea, coffee and a wine reception. A full downloadable programme and booking form will be posted on this page by mid-February.
BOOK LAUNCHES AND DISPLAYS: The proceedings of the previous Trinity College Dublin conference on Translation and Censorship will be launched, toegther with David Scott's new translation of Mallarmé Sonnets. There will be a large book display by leading translation publisher St. Jerome Publishing. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The organizers gratefully acknowledge the support of ILE, the Ireland Literature Exchange.