Thursday, May 04, 2006

Translation 1½

Translation 1½
A one-and-a-half-day seminar about translation in culture, of culture(s); on conflicting and conflating topics such as cross-writing, hybridity, writing on the border, equivalence and power, migration, cannibalism … And a report from a conference

8 May
13:15 - 15:00 in C210
Janice Kulyk Keefer, Professor of English Literature, University of Guelph
"Translation Ethics and Aesthetics: from Waste Land to Waste Zone
and Visual to Verbal" Reading from The Waste Zone
15:30 -16:30
Hilda Härgestam and Van Leavenworth, Umeå University, School of English, report from and discuss the conference "From Orientalism to Postcoloniality" (Södertörn University College, April 27-30, 2006)

9 May
10:15 - 11:00 in C206
Raoul J. Granqvist, Umeå University, School of English
"Blasphemy as Translation in Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses and Shalimar the Clown"
11:15 - 12:00
Anette Svensson, Umeå University, School of English
"Translating a Past Elsewhere"
14:00 - 14:45
Martin Shaw, Umeå University, School of English
"Trans(f)lating Theory, Projecting Fears; Warning Signs in Four 19th Century Texts"
15:15 - 17.00
Michael Keefer, Professor, School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph "Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and the Metaphorics of Translation"

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