On April 27 (3pm-5pm), literary translator Hilde Keteleer will give a workshop on the Dutch translation of Marta und Arthur (Katja Schönherr) at the VUB, in room PL.11.1.60 (Pleinlaan 11, 1050 Brussels).
On May 4 (1pm -3pm), Dutch translator Trijne Vermunt will give a lecture on the translation of Spanish prose at the VUB (Room E.3.07).
On April 20 (1pm-3pm), Jan de Jager, Argentine-Dutch translator of Ezra Pound and other poets, will give a lecture at the VUB (Room E.3.07) on the translation of poetry.
On Thursday 23 March at 3pm, Emily Apter (New York University) will deliver the CETRA/CERES Fall Lecture 2023 on “Translating Injustice: The Problem of Speech Unfreedom in Claudia Rankine’s Just Us.” The event is organized in collaboration with the Research Group English Literature@KU Leuven.
For those of you working in the fields of World Literature and/or Translation Studies, Emily Apter needs no introduction. She is the author of The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature (Princeton UP, 2006) and Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability (Verso, 2013), and was co-editor of theDictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon (Princeton UP, 2015). Her new book project is entitledTranslating in-Equality: Equivalence, Justness, Rightness, Equaliberty.
The lecture will take place at the Brussels Campus (Stormstraat 2, 1000 Brussels) in room 6306.
Entrance is free, but please register via this link.
The conference “Translation and the Periodical” will be hosted from 13-15 September 2023 at Ghent University in Belgium. It will start with a postgraduate workshop on 13 September, followed by the main conference on 14 and 15 September.