Lawrence Venuti in Conversation

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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

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.

Monday 26th April

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