Links Round Up Jan 21-25

News and Events

Brazilian author Clarice Lispector discussed tomorrow 1/23, 7pm at The Bridge series in NYC http://ow.ly/h1Z3i

Sebald Lecture on translation is upcoming: Feb 4 http://ow.ly/h1VtA

Reading and Discussion

Restoring the poems of Martinican poet Aimé Césaire http://ow.ly/h1TkN

Sir James M. Barrie’s cricket team of famous authors named “The Allakahbarries,” a mis-translation of “Heaven help us” http://ow.ly/h1Wy8

Is the homogenization of contemporary prose fiction & translation creating generic international content? http://ow.ly/h1YmM

Interview with John O’Brien of Dalkey Archive Press, discussing translation, joy of discovery, & the point of literature http://ow.ly/h22ug

Needing a poetry fix? Peruse the poetry podcasts of Poetry Translation Centre in Arabic, Persian, Spanish and more http://ow.ly/h5E9X

Translator Mahmud Rahman discusses the short story “Waiting” (http://ow.ly/h5Fat ) by Bengali writer Ahmad Mostofa Kamal http://ow.ly/h5F3M

Bosnian poet Izet Sarajlić: setting fire to the balcony,/starting a war journal/and dreaming of three scrambled eggs. http://ow.ly/h5Hid

Interesting arguments in an open letter to Alexandra Petri defending American poetry http://ow.ly/h5IZ1

Reviews

Candygirl by M.M. Tawfik, an “interesting spin on the existentialist thriller, with decent mix of real & virtual worlds http://ow.ly/h1XqX

Just out: Esposito and Elkin’s The End of the Oulipo? http://ow.ly/h1UcM

Calls

Call for papers from the Ctr for Research in Translation & Transcultural Communication Eng/French: “Translating Rhythm” http://ow.ly/h4KrE

Call for applications for Nida School of Translation Studies in Misano Adriatico, Italy, deadline 1/31/13 http://ow.ly/h5Bnv

Call for papers: 4th International Symposium on Eco-translatology in Huazhong Normal Univ, Wuhan, China. Deadline: 5/10. http://ow.ly/h5CFI

Call for papers: Special issue on Translating Memory in translation, an interdisciplinary journal, deadline April 30th http://ow.ly/h5CW4

Gulf Coast is accepting submissions! http://ow.ly/h7J2v

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2 Responses to Links Round Up Jan 21-25

  1. Doreen says:

    Hi, unfortunately the listing for the Sebald Lecture (under “News & Events”) has the wrong date: the correct date & time is February 4th at 7 pm.

  2. For anyone who couldn’t attend the Sebald Lecture, I’ve put my impressions of the evening on my blog here: http://thoughtsatintervals.com/2013/02/10/a-lifetime-of-metamorphosis/ .

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