Event: Conference: Translation Right or Wrong
Date and Venue: Trinity College Dublin, 6th - 7th March, 2009.
Short Description: The Trinity College Dublin Translation Studies Group
is holding a conference entitled
TRANSLATION RIGHT OR WRONG,
on Friday 6th - Saturday 7th March, 2009.

Keynote speakers:
Josephine Balmer: "Whose Classics?: Transgressing and Recreating Ancient Greek & Latin Texts."
Lawrence Venuti: "Translation, Intertextuality, Interpretation."

We invite all translation scholars and researchers to propose papers, or even groups of papers, that might fit into the title. Suggested themes for the sessions of the conference are listed below, but others are possible and creative responses are welcome. The main emphasis will be on literary translation, but general questions applicable to literary translation are also eligible for inclusion.

Teaching Translation
Language learning; teaching literary translation
Translation and Taboo
Translation for children
True and False
(truth to type, to genre, to idiom)
Judging Translation
Omissions; Praising Translation
Multiple Translations/Revisiting Translations
Glosses, Paraphrases and Footnotes
Corrections
Translation and Language Politics
Translation into lesser used languages
Sacred Texts
Bible, Koran, canonical texts

Papers relevant to the suggested themes, or at least to the conference title, should be 25 minutes long. Abstracts should be sent to cato@tcd.ie by 31st October 2008.

The proceedings of the 2005 conference on Translation and Censorship will probably have been launched by the end of 2008; copies will be available at the conference.

Further details (full programme, conference dinner, etc.) will be posted later.

Theme(s): literary translation; judging translation; translation and taboo; sacred texts; teaching translation; multiple translations;
Contact Details: cato@tcd.ie
Invited Speakers: Josephine Balmer, Lawrence Venuti
Registration: EUR 40, including tea, coffee and a wine reception. URL: http://www.tcd.ie/langs-lits-cultures/postgraduate/literary_translation/conference2009.php

Posted by: Cormac O Cuilleanain on Oct 16, 08 | 3:02 pm

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