Sunday, December 27, 2015

« Regards croisés autour de l’autotraduction », PAOLA PUCCINI (éd.)

New publication on self-translation: 
Issue n°6 of Interfrancophonie. Revue des littératures et cultures d'expression française dedicated entirely to self-translation. Edited by Paola Puccini. Title: Regards croisés autour de l’autotraduction.
All articles are available online as pdf files. Open Access.


You can find abstracts for all articles on the website of the journal.
Please click here.



Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Conference Translation in Exile, December 09-11, 2015, Brussels

Self-translation will be a topic at the conference Translation in Exile, taking place from December 09-11, 2015, Brussels.

December, 10

09:00-10:30
Self-translation (I) Chair: Philippe Humblé (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Room Francqui

  • Suzanne Jill Levine (University of California, Santa Barbara): Translating Against Censorship: Cabrera Infante as Self/Collaborative Translator 
  • Maria Alice Antunes (State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ): Self-translation and the question of exiled writers translating their work into English: the case of Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Ariel Dorfman

11:00-12:30
Self-translation (II) Chair: Ilse Logie (Ghent University), Room Francqui

  • Michele Russo (G. d’Annunzio University of Pescara): Self-translation and ‘intratextual’ expansion in Nabokov’s autobiographical texts: a model for Brodsky’s memoirs 
  • Rozemarijn Vervoort (Ghent University): Permanently in-between. Self-translation as a characteristic of Sámi society in Sigbjørn Skåden’s work

14:00-15:30
Self-translation (III) Chair: Judith Woodsworth (Concordia University), Room Francqui

  • Lucía Azpeitia Ortiz (Pompeu Fabra University): Una antologia de la lírica nord-americana: Agustí Bartra’s catalan canon of American poetry 
  • Maria-Clara Versiani Galery & Júlia de Melo Arantes (Federal University of Ouro Preto): Samuel Beckett and Nancy Huston: Self-translation, Exile and Liminality


December, 11

9:00-10:30
Soviet Union I Chair: Natalia Kaloh Vid (University of Maribor), Room Francqui

  • Julia Holter (Institute of Modern Texts and Manuscripts (ITEM), CNRS/ENS): Vadim Kozovoï’s Self-translation in France 
  • Jamie L. Olson (Saint Martin’s University): Americanness and Self-Translation in Joseph Brodsky’s Exile Poetry


For the complete conference program, please click here.