The Nida School of Translation Studies announces its 2016 Session, “Translation, Ecology and Entanglement,” to be held from May 30 to June 10, 2016 at the San Pelligrino University Foundation in Misano Adriatico, Italy. This year’s session marks the Nida School’s tenth year of providing challenging, specialized training in translation studies to qualified professionals looking to expand their skills, engage with peers, and explore the interface of practice and cutting edge theory.
2016 NIDA PROFESSORS
Michael Cronin holds a Personal Chair in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Dublin City University, Ireland, where he previously served as Dean, as well as Director of the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies. He has authored more than twenty books on translation studies, travel writing, language and politics, and has held Visiting Professorships at the Université de Moncton (Canada) and the Universidad Ricardo Palma (Peru). Prof. Cronin is Series Editor for New Perspectives in Translation Studies (Routledge), Editor-in-chief of the journal MTM, and co-editor of The Irish Review. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, an Officier de l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques, and an elected Fellow of the Academia Europaea.
Gerald West is Senior Professor in the School of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He has published extensively on the history of the Bible’s reception by indigenous Africans, the use of the Bible in African liberation struggles, and the role of ordinary readers in liberation hermeneutics. Prof. West is former director of the Ujamaa Centre for Community Research and Development, and has lectured in countries around the world, including India, the United Kingdom, Norway, and the United States. He was made a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2013, in recognition of his distinguished academic achievement, and is also a recipient of the DVC’s Award for Research Excellence.
Luise von Flotow (Ottawa)
Edwin Gentzler (UMass Amherst)
Hephzibah Israel (Edinburgh)
George K. W. Mak (Hong Kong Baptist)
Franco Nasi (Modena)
Loc Pham (Hoa Sen, Vietnam)
Naomi Seidman (Graduate Theological Union)
Danielle Zaslavsky (Mexico)
Applications will be accepted from December 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016. A fee of 1500 Euros provides for tuition, housing, and meals. A limited number of partial bursaries will be made available to applicants who demonstrate need and merit.
NIDA STAFF: Philip H. Towner (Co-director); Stefano Arduini (Co-director); James Maxey (Co-director and Dean of Faculty); Deborah Shadd (Dean of Admissions and Associates)