Translating European Languages: History, Ideology and Censorship

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PROGRAMME

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FULLY BOOKED

Friday 1st November

 

TORCH, The Radcliffe Humanities Building - Woodstock Road (A on the map)

Ground Floor – Colin Matthew Room (formerly Graduate Training Room) 

9.30-9.50 REGISTRATION         9.50-10.00 OPENING REMARKS

10.00-10.55

Mona Baker

(University of Manchester)

Translation in protest movements: the case of the Egyptian Revolution

10.55-11.15 COFFEE

11.15-1.00 Session 1: Ideology

(Chair: Professor Mona Baker)

Stefan Baumgarten (Bangor)

Hegemonic non-translation under advanced capitalism in the Anglophone world

Olga Castro (Aston)

The politics of self-translation in multilingual contemporary Spain: conflicting ideologies and peripheral literatures

Emily Lygo (Exeter)

Between ideology and literature: translation in Novyi mir 1965-81

1.00-2.00 LUNCH

2.00-3.45 Session 2: History

(Chair: Professor Theo Hermans)

John-Mark Philo (Worcester, Oxford)

What not to wear: William Thomas's Livy and the translation of history in 16th c. England

Mairi McLaughlin (Berkeley)

The history of news translation

Jeroen Vandaele (Oslo)

What is an author indeed? On translating Michel Foucault **CANCELLED** 

 

Taylor Institution - St Giles (B on the map)

Main Hall 

4.30-5.25

Theo Hermans

(University College London)

Translation as diffraction

5.30-6.45 WINE RECEPTION

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7.15 SPEAKERS’ CONFERENCE DINNER

(Pembroke College,  Pembroke Square OX1 1DW - Forte Room)

 

 

 

Saturday 2nd November

 

TORCH, The Radcliffe Humanities Building - Woodstock Road (A on the map)

Third Floor – Seminar Room 

10.00-10.55

Raquel Merino-Álvarez

(University of the Basque Country)

The censorship of theatre translations under Franco: the 1960s

10.55-11.15 COFFEE

11.15-12.25 Session 3: Censorship

(Chair: Professor Raquel Merino-Álvarez)

Guido Bonsaver (Pembroke, Oxford)

The servant of many masters: translation and censorship in Fascist Italy

Christina Delistathi (Brunel)

“He stole our translation!” Translation criticism and Marxist discourse

12.25-1.00 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

 

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