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Fall 2009 Events

September 16 | 4:00 pm | RLL Commons, Modern Languages Building (4th floor)
THE CREOLIZATION OF THEORY, Lecture by Francoise Lionnet, Professor of French, Francophone Studies, and Comparative Literature, UCLA
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September 29 | 4:00-5:30pm | Wolverine Room, Michigan Union
A WRITER BETWEEN WORLDS: TRANSLATING KAHLIL GIBRAN, Lecture by Juan Cole, Professor, History Department, University of Michigan
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October 13 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm | Institute for the Humanities
HUMAN RIGHTS SINGULAR-PLURAL: TRANSLATING DALIT AUTOBIOGRAPHY FROM HINDI, a brown bag discussion by Christi Merrill, Associate Professor, Departments of Comparative Literature and American Culture, University of Michigan
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October 29 | 4:00 – 6:00 pm | SPELL-ART: PERFORMING FOREIGNNESS, Panel Discussion and Performance by Pavel Lion (Artist-in-Residence, Center for World Performance Studies & The Frankel Center)
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November 9 | 10:00am – 7:00pm | Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union
TRANSLATING TESTIMONY: Negotiating RIGHTS ACROSS LANGUAGES, an interdisciplinary symposium featuring War Crimes Tribunal translator Ellen Elias-Bursac.
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November 12 | Time: 3:00-5:00pm | Language Resource Center, Modern Languages Bldg 2001B
SEEING LANGUAGES DIFFERENTLY: THE CAPL PROJECT & CULTURAL VISUAL LITERACY, a presentation by Michael R. Shaughnessy, Associate Professor of German & Chair of Modern Languages at Washington & Jefferson College.
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November 12 | Time: 7:00pm | Museum of Art's Helmut Stern Auditorium
SUBTITLING CAN BE 'DISTERBING': MEMORIES OF AGANO AND ITS ABUSIVE TRANSLATION, a screening of Sato Makoto's documentary and colloquium by Abe Mark Nornes, subtitler of the film and Chair of the Department of Screen Arts & Culture and Professor in Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan.
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November 20 | Time: 12:00-1:30pm | 2024 Tisch Hall
TRANSLATING MARX AND FREUD, a brown bag with Andrew Parker, Professor of English at Amherst College. Please see the pre-circulated paper, entitled

“Translating Revolution: Freud, Marx and the Mameloshn.”

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December 7 | Time: 2:00pm | Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Reading | Time: 5:15pm | Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA
PIOTR SOMMER POETRY READING. Piotr Sommer is a poet, translator and anthology editor and essayist. Sponsored by Zell Visiting Writers Series, Copernicus Endowment and the Department of Comparative Literature, Year of Translation.
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Winter 2010 Events

January 22 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm | 2022 Thayer
ISSAC BASHEVIS SINGER AND THE YIDDISH DIFFERENCE, OR: WHY YENTL SINGS,
Faculty Colloquium with Anita Norich, Professor, Department of English, University of Michigan. Co-sponsored by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies and Comparative Literature’s “Year of Translation”
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January 28 | 5:00 – 6:30 pm | Hussey Room, Michigan League
INTERDISCIPLINARITY, INTERVENIENCE, INTEGRITY: ONE TRANSLATOR REFLECTS, a Lecture by Carol Maier, Professor of Spanish Translation, Institute for Applied Linguistics Graduate Studies Coordinator, Kent State University.
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January 29 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm | 2024 Tisch Hall
TRANSLATING NURIA AMAT'S UNFAITHFUL BUT FAITH-FULL WORK WITH EMILY DICKINSON, a translation brown bag with Carol Maier, Professor & Graduate Coordinator, Modern and Classical Language Studies, Kent University. 
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February 4 | 12:00 pm | 3222 Angell Hall
THE THING IN TRANSLATION: SAMUEL BECKETT ON BRAM VAN VELDE'S ART OF INCARCERATION, a translation brown bag with David Lloyd, Professor of English at the University of Southern California.
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February 19 | 12:00 pm | 2024 Tisch Hall
FRAGMENT, BORDER, REGION, ROUTE, WORD: AMITAV GHOSH AND THE GEONARRATIVE MODALITY OF TRANSLATION, A brown bag with Vilashini Cooppan, Associate Professor in the Department of Literature at UC Santa Cruz.
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February 22 |  4:00 pm | 3222 Angell Hall
TRANSLATIONS, ANTHOLOGIES AND THEIR CRITICAL EXCESS,  a lecture by Karen Van Dyck, a Professor of Hellenic Studies at Columbia University.
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March 18 | 12:00 | 3222 Angell Hall
"WRITER ON THE RUN," Dutch Iranian writer Kader Abdolah reading from works and discussing his new translation of Koran.
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March 19 | 1:00 – 6:00pm | Pendleton Room, Michigan Union
A panel discussion on "BETWEEN LANGUAGES: THE TRANSLATIONAL LIVES AND AFTERLIVES OF ARABESQUOT"
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April 6 | 12:00 pm | 2024 Tisch Hall
"THE BOOK OF ONE THOUSAND QUESTIONS AND IT ASIAN TRANSLATIONS,"a brown bag with Ronit Ricci,  Postdoctoral Fellow, Religion & Globalization Cluster at the National University of Singapore.
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April 8 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Angell Hall Aud B
Translating Ojibew: A Workshop with Adela Pinch and Margaret Noori PRIDE AND PREJUDICE OR SHPENDAZO MIINWAA KCHIZHEYAA
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April 21 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm | 3222 Angel Hall
A panel discussion on, "TRANSLATING ORAL TRADITIONS TODAY: WORKING WITH PRECIOUS< RENEWABLE RESOURCES."
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April 23 - 25 | Rackham, Tisch Hall and Angell Hall
4th Biannual Graduate Student Translation Conference
Keynote speaker: Susan Bernofsky Graduate Student Translation Conference
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June 3-5 | Arab American Writers Conference | Palmer Commons, University of Michigan
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