Conference: Early Modern Translation

The Folger Institute’s conference on “Early Modern Translation: Theory, History, Practice” is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, 4 and 5 March 2011. The conference is organized by Karen Newman and Jane Tylus, with Kathleen Lynch, with funding from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Papers will address not only issues in the translation of specific texts, but also the translation of genres, traditions, and cultures within and beyond Europe. Peter Burke and Margaret Ferguson will deliver plenary addresses. Additional speakers will include Anston Bosman, Thomas E. Burman, Gordon Braden, A.E.B. Coldiron, Line Cottegnies, Barbara Fuchs, Edith GrossmanAndrew Hadfield, Heather James, Ann Rosalind Jones, László Kontler, Jacques Lezra, Carla Nappi, Naomi Tadmor, and Michael Wyatt.

The conference schedule, with abstracts and speakers’ brief academic biographies, may be found here. A link to the registration form can be found at the bottom of the schedule, and registrations will be accepted through 18 February.

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Erica Mena is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and book artist. Pronouns: they/them.
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