Lawrence Venuti in Conversation

Online, Monday 26th April

Lawrence Venuti, professor emeritus of English at Temple University, Philadelphia, is a translation theorist and historian. He also translates from Italian, French, and Catalan. He is, most recently, the author of Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic (2019), the editor of The Translation Studies Reader (4th ed., 2021), and the translator of J.V. Foix’s Daybook 1918: Early Fragments (2019), for which he won the Global Humanities Translation Prize at Northwestern University. His Theses on Translation: An Organon for the Current Moment (2019), is available online at https://flugschriften.com/2019/09/15/thesis-on-translation.

Prof. Venuti will be in conversation with Michael Cronin, Director of Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, in what promises to be a wide-ranging discussion about Venuti's life's work, the field of translation studies, and the place of translation in specific locales and the world at large.


Date:
Monday 26th April
Time:
6.00pm
Price:
Free

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