Thursday, 6 October 2011

Literary translation events in London (9 October, 18 October)

Two events which might interest readers in the vicinity of London:

Firstly, Anthea Bell talks about Translating Asterix for the BD and Comics Passion Festival in London, 9 October. Secondly, a free event:

British Comparative Literature Association Graduate Welcome Reception 2011/12
Date: Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011
Location: Senate House (University of London), Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Room G35
Starting time: 5.30 p.m.

To celebrate the beginning of a new academic year, we would like to invite all postgraduate students and other enthusiasts of translation and comparative literature to our BCLA Graduate Welcome Reception.
Please join us for a welcoming address by Professor Duncan Large and short papers by three young researchers in the field, to be followed by a glass of wine. The programme includes the following talks:

-         Prof. Duncan Large (Swansea): ‘Translation Studies vs. Comparative Literature?’
-         Geraldine Brodie (UCL): ‘Translating for performance: the power of images for (in)visible stage translations’
-         Rashi Rohatgi  (SOAS): ‘Hindi Translation in Multilingual Mauritius: Amargeet and Beyond’
-         Dr Patricia Novillo-Corvolan (Kent): ‘“Infinitely Richer”: Jorge Luis Borges, Translator of Ulysses’
The event, hosted jointly by the British Comparative Literature Association and the Reception of British and Irish Authors in Europe research project, is free and open to all. If you have any queries, please contact Dorota Goluch at

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