Links Roundup, July 30 – August 3

Announcements

Get excited about the 2012 ALTA conference! Looks like interesting things are planned, like the “Declamación.” http://ow.ly/cIeQS

The Center for the Art of Translation announces the launch of Two Lines Press. http://ow.ly/cEGFB

Call for papers: 26th Conference of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies (CATS) http://ow.ly/cCGTj

“Did Anyone Say Power?” Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation – a call for papers. http://ow.ly/cAHS6

 

Reviews

“The novel quite openly engages Bram Stoker’s 1897 classic, Dracula.” “Vlad” reviewed at Words Without Borders. http://ow.ly/cIetW

“You can’t argue with physics.” Rachel Crawford-Fisher reviews Stefan Zweig’s “Confusion” (tr. Anthea Bell). http://ow.ly/cGwgv

“Russian literature is not dead,” Will Evans reviews Mikhail Shishkin’s “Maidenhair” (tr. Marian Schwartz). http://ow.ly/cEH61

“Illustrates [the] parallels between the Holocaust and Argentina’s political past,” Daughter of Silence reviewed. http://ow.ly/cCHgd

 

Readings & Discussions

“There / As it were all meanings push together / And no meaning comes out / This is riverwilt” http://ow.ly/cIfxK

“i watch her run under sleet—guns, ass and brims held meek.” Anomalous Press is innovative and utterly awesome. http://ow.ly/cIe5m

Check out this cache of essays on translating Persian poetry… http://ow.ly/cGvLc

The road that led me to translation: An anti how-to guide. http://ow.ly/cGvqf

Celebrate translation Thursday with an intense primer on getting started in literary translation. http://ow.ly/cGvd0

“Love and translation look alike in their grammar.” Sage words from Andrés Neuman & George Henson. http://ow.ly/cEG4K

Words Without Borders continues to examine new writing from Japan with its August issue. http://ow.ly/cEFHq

On the importance of actually reviewing the translation itself. http://ow.ly/cCHHl

The National Endowment for the Arts announces its 2013 translation fellowships… but is it enough? http://ow.ly/cCHsB

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