Translation June 18, 2013
TRANSLATION: THE POLITICS AND POETICS OF
WORDS AND WORLDS IN CONTEXT
June 18, 2013
2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Harbour Centre Campus, SFU
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
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