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CFP: The Translator: Competence, Credentials, Creativity

Cardiff University Postgraduate Conference, 27 May 2014 The Translator: Competence, Credentials, Creativity Keynote speaker: Professor Theo Hermans (UCL) ‘The translator’ lies at the heart of much research in translation studies and other disciplines and yet closer inspection reveals ‘the translator’ … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Oct 7-11

Reviews Daniel Canty’s “Wigrum,” a novel of form, poses interesting challenges for the translator and reader http://ow.ly/24KsFx News & Readings The Syrian publishing industry is unsurprisingly another victim of the present war http://ow.ly/24Jvhx How can you tell when translation is … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Sep 16-20

Readings & Reviews A “mimodrama” for your morning by Albert Camus in translation by Ryan Bloom http://ow.ly/236X5p A novella by Tahar Ben Jelloun translated from the French by Dr. Rita Nezami in this week’s New Yorker http://ow.ly/oUE0x Zang Di’s tribute to Seamus … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Aug 26-Aug 30

Readings & Discussion Juliet Winters Carpenter’s translation of the Japanese folktale “The Bamboo Cutter” is beautifully illustrated here-don’t miss her interview http://ow.ly/21FF9a Lisa Carter offers good advice to those beginning a career in literary translation http://ow.ly/21Matp An amusing takedown of … Continue reading

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Links Roundup, August 12 – 16

Announcements Congratulations to all of the 2013 PEN Literary Award winners! http://ow.ly/nX07x Call for submissions: frankmatter journal. http://ow.ly/nURnp Celebrate ten years with Words Without Borders, October 29 in NYC. http://ow.ly/nUR0Q Submit your work to Isthmus, translations welcome. http://ow.ly/nSG24 “An oasis … Continue reading

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