Conference on Translation, October 20-21, Hartford
tonkin at hartford.edu
Tue Oct 3 13:25:49 UTC 2006
UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD
SYMPOSIUM "THE TRANSLATOR AS MEDIATOR OF CULTURES"
October 20 and 21, 2006
THE TRANSLATOR AS MEDIATOR OF CULTURES will be a day-and-a-half-long
symposium on the uses, motives, and effects of translation and their
implications for the theory and craft of translation, both written and oral.
The event will bring together professional translators as well as
philosophers, literary scholars, sociolinguists, and other academics to
investigate the increasing importance, in an era of unsettling globalizing
forces, of translation and its power to influence literary traditions and
shape cultural identities.
Among the speakers will be:
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Michel Henry Heim
Deliberations will open Friday afternoon, October 20, 2006, in Dana Hall
(Mali 1 Auditorium), while a series of panels and papers will follow on
Saturday morning and afternoon, October 21, in Harry Jack Gray Center (Wilde
For parking, please use Parking Lot K.
There is no registration fee; but registration is required. Please e-mail
Eileen Johnson eijohnson at hartford.edu to register.
More details are available at www.hartford.edu/translation
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