ALTA45: Value(s) in September

ALTA45: Value(s) logo over a light blue background with the ALTA logo and the words "ALTA45, 45th Annual Program, Virtual: April - November, 2022"

The full ALTA45 schedule can be viewed on this webpage, which includes a Google Calendar so you can add events to your own calendar, and a link to view presenters’ bios! 

Logo in dark green for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Panel: Bringing a New Audience to Arabic Literature, sponsored by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award (virtual)
September 8, 10:00-11:15am Pacific Time 
Panelists: Michael Cooperson, Sawad Hussain, Chip Rossetti
About this panel: Sheikh Zayed Book Award-winning translators will discuss the process by which they were able to write and publish their books, gain attention from the audience, and how other translators may take advantage of these opportunities to expand Arabic stories and culture to new English-speaking audiences. 
Connect with Panelists and Attendees: As part of the event, we want to help facilitate networking and informational conversations between translators, writers, and publishers. Filling out this Google form in advance will help us connect you.


Roundtable: Translating Children’s Literature: Values, Norms, and Ethics (virtual)
September 8, 1:00-2:15am PT
Organizers: Tal Goldfajn, Denise Kripper
Deadline to sign up as a roundtable participant: September 1


Panel: Getting Things Wrong, Or: Upon Exactitude in Translation (virtual)
September 8, 4:00-5:15pm PT
Moderator: Anthony Shugaar
Panelists: Todd Portnowitz, Lynne Sharon Schwartz


Roundtable: Literary Translation in Mexico, Canada, and the United States (virtual)
September 22 10:00-11:15am PT
Organizers: Ellen Elias-Bursać, Bilal Hashmi, Arturo Vázquez Barrón
Deadline to sign up as a roundtable participant: September 15


Panel: Teaching Translation Beyond the Traditional Classroom (virtual)
September 22, 4:00-5:15pm PT
Moderator: Clyde Moneyhun
Panelists: Samantha Schnee, Barbara Thimm, Kelsi Vanada


Bilingual Reading: Literatures of the Mediterranean (virtual)
September 27, 5:00-6:00pm PT
Readers: Samantha Schnee, Siân Valvis, Heather Green, Don Bogen, Anna Chiafele and Lisa Pike
Deadline to sign up to read: September 20


2022 Virtual ALTA Travel Fellows Reading
September 20, 4:00-5:15pm Pacific Time
Join ALTA’s 2022 Virtual Travel Fellows for a live virtual reading! In an event hosted by ALTA Board Member Nancy Naomi Carlson, the ten 2022 Fellows will read from their translations.
Watch out for the announcement of this year’s Virtual Travel Fellows, coming on Tuesday, September 6, across ALTA’s social media channels! 
This event is free and open to the public; register here in order to receive the Zoom webinar link by email from Eventbrite.

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