Translation June 18, 2013

June 18, 2013
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TRANSLATION: THE POLITICS AND POETICS OF
WORDS AND WORLDS IN CONTEXT
A SYMPOSIUM

POSTER

June 18, 2013

2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Harbour Centre Campus, SFU

Room: 2270

What are the possibilities and politics of writing and translating across differences of language, space, time, and power?

What is involved in the practical labour, the political work, and the creative practice of translation? 

Please join us for an afternoon of provocative readings, lectures and discussion with five writers/scholars who work with diverse practices of translation.

Julie Cruikshank, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia

Louis DePaor, Director, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway

Chief Ron Ignace, Secwepemc (Shuswap) First Nation

Helen Mintz, Translator, Storyteller and Solo Performer

Moynagh Sullivan, Department of English, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

 

BIOGRAPHIES AND ABSTRACTS:

 

Sponsored by: Centre for Policy Studies on Culture and Communities, SFU;

Canadian Association for Irish Studies, Conference 2013;

Centre for Imaginative Ethnography;

Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology, SFU

Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

Free and open to the public