The UCL Translation in History Lectures explore the role of key figures and movements in specific historical contexts. The focus for the forthcoming lectures is on translation beyond the European tradition, including lectures on the Septuagint, Ainu oral narratives, South Asian Christianity and rewriting Haitian translation. All events take place from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Archaeology Lecture Theatre, UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PY.
Scheduled lectures for January, February and March are as follows:
22 January 2015, Thursday: Dr Aleksander Gomola (Jagiellonian University), ‘The Septuagint and its Role in the Birth and Spread of Christianity’
5 February 2015, Thursday: Dr Nana Sato-Rossberg (SOAS): Translating Culture Thickly: Mashiho Chiri and Translation of Ainu Oral Tradition
26 February 2015, Thursday: Dr Hephzibah Israel (University of Edinburgh), ‘Bible Translation and South Asian Christianity’
12 March 2015, Thursday: Professor Andrew Leak (UCL), ‘The Politics of Rewriting: the Case of Gary Victor’s A l’angle des rues parallèles’
Events are free and open to all; however, registration is recommended via Eventbrite.
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