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Open Borders Conference: Translation and its Perils (Day #2)
Start Date: 10/16/2021Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 10/16/2021End Time: 5:30 PM

Event Description:


Conference Organizers:

Professors Alexandra Coller & Amin Erfani

(Languages and Literatures, Lehman College, City University of New York)

Location: Virtual via Zoom
 

Date: October 15-16, 2021

Keynote speaker:

Christopher Winks

(Queens College, City University of New York)

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Humanities at Lehman College,

& the PhD programs in French, Italian, and Spanish, & Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of

the City University of New York.

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Humanities at Lehman College,

& the PhD programs in French, Italian, and Spanish, & Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. 

Conference Program

(All indications of time in this program refer to US eastern standard time.) 

 

Day#2: Saturday October 16

Zoom Link:

https://tinyurl.com/52zb2ekd

 

Panel #1 (9:30a.m.-11a.m.): Translation & Interdisciplinarity

  • “Musical Poetics as Border Crossings: Nancy Huston’s Plainsong (1993) and Danse Noire (2013)” Christopher Mole (Université Côte d’Azur)

     

  • “German-Polish-Jewish-British Films: The Invisibility of Silent Film Translation” Dror Abend-David (University of Florida, Gainesville)

     

  • “(Re)translating The Journal of Frida Kahlo from a Multimodal Approach” María Luisa Rodríguez Muñoz (Universidad de Cordoba)

     

    Panel #2 (11a.m.-12:30p.m.): Translation & Theory

     

  • “Nothing is Lost: How to Read Everything” Kaylee Lockett (University of Iowa)

     

  • “To Communicate or to Establish: What Schleiermacher’s Split between Translation and Interpretation Tells Us about a Contemporary Impasse” Douglas Kristopher Smith (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso)

     

  • “No Solidarity without Surrender: Gayatri Spivak’s ‘The Politics of Translation’ as a Postcolonialist Feminist Response to Benjamin, Derrida, and de Man” Asa Chen Zhang (University of Michigan)

     

    Lunch (12:30p.m.-1:45p.m.)

     

    Panel #3 (2p.m.-3:30p.m.): Translation of East Asian Literature


  • “Having Mommy for Dinner: Don Mee Choi’s Translations of Kim Hyesoon” Maral Attar-Zadeh (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)

     

  • “Translating National Han in Kim Hyesoon’s Autobiography of Death” Hyunwook Kim (University of South Carolina)

     

  • “Translating the Sinophone into German: Marginal or Worthless?” Rebecca Ehrenwirth (University of Applied Sciences/SDI Munich)

     

     Panel #4 (3:30p.m.-5:30p.m.): Translation & Postcolonialism

     

  • “Negotiating Alterity Through Literary Heterolingualism: Lobo Antunes’ Novel O Esplendor de Portugal and Its Translations into French and English” Dominique Faria (University of the Azores)

     

  • “The Space Between Two Stools: Translating the Urdu Khaakas of Fatima Alam Ali (1923-2020)” Nazia Akhtar (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad)

     

  • “Translation as Regenerative Practice: Decline and Revival of Urdu in India” Albeena Alvi (University of Delhi)

     

  • “Channeling the River: Relocating Fluvial (Hi)stories from Early Modern Galicia to Ulster” Richard Huddleson (University of California, Los Angeles)
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Audience:
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Transfer Students
  • Virtual Community

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