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Event: ‘Romance Languages in a Global Context.

Event: ‘Romance Languages in a Global Context’, Symposium (26 June, University of London) 

The Journal of Romance Studies annual symposium celebrates excellence in modern languages research with a specific focus on the romance languages. Co-ordinated by the editors of the IMLR’s in-house journal published by LUP, the symposium presents cutting-edge research from researchers in Romance Studies and Modern Languages from across the UK and beyond.  Tell Me More

Talking Translation - Ann Goldstein in conversation with Sinéad Mac Aodha

Ann Goldstein is one of the most celebrated literary translators of our day, with translations ranging from Primo Levi to Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan novels. In conversation with Sinéad Mac Aodha, director of Literature Ireland, she explores her role as a translator of Italian language and culture.


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Talking Translation - Daniel Hahn on Translating Julián Fuks

Where facts and fiction collide, how does a translator respect both the author and the reader? Can the translator bridge the cultural divide between author and reader? Writer, editor and translator Daniel Hahn considers these and other questions.


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Talking Translation - East/West Cultural Exchange: Joy or Scourge?

Japanese writing is gaining in international profile, and many European authors are gaining a following in Japan. Translators Polly Barton and Hiroko Mikami together with writer Tomoka Shibasaki explore the barriers and opportunities for cultural exchange with moderator James Hadley.  


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