Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Colloque international « Nancy Huston : le soi multiple »

Self-translation was also a topic at an international conference on Nancy Huston, which took place June 8-9, 2012 in Paris. The last session of the conference was dedicated to discuss self-translation and included the following contributions:
  • Chiara Elefante (Université de Bologne, Italie): "En italique dans le texte": l’auto-traduction de Nancy Huston, un jeu entre deux langues
  • Christine Evain (Ecole Centrale de Nantes): L’auto-traduction de La Virevolte : idiomatismes et libertés
  • Muguras Constantinescu (Université Stefan cel Mare de Suceava, Roumanie): (Auto)Traduire sans faille Lignes de faille - Quête de langue(s),quête d’identité(s)

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ASEEES annual conference 2012

According to the preliminary program of the annual conference of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (taking place November 15–18 2012 in New Orleans), there will be a section on self-translation on Thursday with the title: "Crossing the Boundaries of Language and Self: Bilingual Russian Émigré Writers as Translators of Their Own Work" with the following contributions:

  • Anastasia Lakhtikova: "Understanding Vladimir Nabokov‟s Self-Translation: Lessons from the Archive"
  • Eugenia Kelbert, Yale University: "Joseph Brodsky as an English Poet: Self-Translation and the Translation of the Self"
  • Adrian J. Wanner, Pennsylvania State University: "Self-Translation among the New Wave of Russian-American Immigrant Writers: The Case of Michael Idov"
Please click here to see the preliminary program for Thursday.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Call for Papers "Greece in Translation"

Self-translation is listed among one of the possible topics for the conference "Greece in Translation" which will take place from October 5-6, 2012 at the University of Oxford.
Deadline for the submission of abstracts (250-300 words): 30 June 2012

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Research Seminar: “Dante’s Epic Ironies: Poetics, Metapoetics, Self-Translation"

On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 4:30 pm Simone Marchesi will give a research seminar with the title “Dante’s Epic Ironies: Poetics, Metapoetics, Self-Translation" in the Hesburgh Library in South Bend, Indiana.
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