This year’s International Translation Day Symposium will be taking place on 26 September 2014 at the British Library in London. The conference is expected to bring together a wide variety of people who are interested in the art and business of literary translation.
From ‘Migrating Languages’, a talk on migrating and evolving languages in the UK, to ‘Singing the Meaning: Words and Translation in Opera’, various aspects of translation will be covered during the symposium.
The International Translation Day symposium is organised by Free Word, English PEN, the British Library, the British Centre for Literary Translation, the Translators’ Association, Literature Across Frontiers, Wales Literature Exchange and Words Without Borders.
See the poster for details or register on the website.
The European Commission Representation in the UK in partnership with City University London will be holding a symposium on continental crime writing and its translation into English at the Europe House in London on 21 March 2014.
The introductory lecture will be followed by workshops with authors and translators in which context and culture, vocabulary and street talk will be part of the discussion. Workshop leaders include the following:
Writers: Pia Juul (Denmark); Marcelo Fois (Italy); Dominique Manotti (France) and Domingo Villar (Spain), and
Translators: Silvester Mazzarella (Italian); Ros Schwarz (French); Amanda Hopkinson (Spanish) and Pia Juul (Danish).
Entrance to the event is free but places are limited. To reserve a place please contact Joanna Zywotko.
Download the event poster for programme and registration details.