CALENDAR OF EVENTS
09/04/2018 – 13/04/2018
University College Cork hosted its first Translation Week, with a number of exciting events including information talks, taster lessons, workshops, and seminars.
Full program here.
Among the many activities scheduled for the week, Project DaRT received Prof. Kaisa Koskinen (University of Tampere) on Tuesday 10th April for the following workshop and research seminar:
RAFTS OF TRANSLATIONS: DIGITAL HORIZONS
We invited Dr Tom Cheesman (Swansea University) to hold a workshop and a research seminar on digital humanities approaches to the investigation of retranslations.
THE TRANSLATION OF HISPANIC SONNETS
The CASiLaC Translation and Creative Practice research cluster organised a research seminar and poetry translation workshop with scholar, novelist, and translator John Rutherford (University of Oxford).
TRANSLATION AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC IDENTITY
We talked to UCC postgraduate students Yairen Jerez, Amaia Arakistain, and Laura Linares about their views on the role of translation in the context of minority languages.
WHAT MAKES A TRANSLATION DIFFICULT?
Literary translator Sophie Hughes discussed theory and practice, and challenged us with the difficult translation of José Revueltas’ El Apando.
WRITING AND TRANSLATING LITERATURE
We interviewed literary translation Isobel Ní Riain about her experiences as a writer and a translator of English and Irish.