Links Roundup, February 13 – 17

Announcements

Call for papers – Translation as Innovation: Bridging the Sciences and the Humanities http://ow.ly/95bM0

Monash hosts a School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics, July, 2012. Languages: Italian, Japanese, Mandarin http://ow.ly/8SVPj

Could you be the next editor of Modern Poetry in Translation? http://ow.ly/983JJ

Forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse, Kirill Medvedev’s “It’s No Good: The Poems and Essays” (multiple translators) http://ow.ly/96H21

There’s still time to make a pledge toward the Words without Borders Mexican Drug War Issue! http://ow.ly/93QKO

Make your plans now, lunch with Peter Constantine in San Francisco, March 13. http://ow.ly/92hHp

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is seeking qualified translators, preferably English native speakers: http://ow.ly/90LBd

 

Reviews, Articles, and Readings

“I have a tendency to trust translators, mainly because nobody does it for the money.” – Juan Gabriel Vasquez http://ow.ly/96ElP

From the mouth of the translator: Christian Wiman reads his versions of three poems by Osip Mandelstam http://ow.ly/1Gml1K

Indian languages struggle for some recognition over English… in India. http://ow.ly/95cbJ

Emma Garman explores the mechanics of cultural influence in Alexandra Chreiteh’s “Always Coca-Cola” http://ow.ly/95bls

If you’re not in the mood for Valentine’s Day, MacLehose Press suggests some anti-love stories in translation http://ow.ly/94d9Q

The perils (maybe) of “crowd” sourcing translation. http://ow.ly/938Pp

…And speaking of crowd-sourced translations: The Manuscript by Abdellatif Laâbi, from The Poetry Translation Workshop. http://ow.ly/93Oam

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