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ICM Global South Translation Symposium 2022-2023

Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 10:45am to 12:45pm

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The Institute for Comparative Modernities' second Global South Translation Symposium, featuring presentations by the 2022-2023 cohort of translators (see below).  Moderated by ICM member Natalie Melas, with remarks by Jan Steyn (Translation Studies, University of Iowa) and others. 

With presentations from the following  ICM Global South Translation Awards recipients:

Abrona Lee Pandi Aden on Solon Karthak’s 2013 travelogue Visva Euta Pallo Gao (The World is the Next Village ) from the Nepali

Conor Bracken on Jean D’Amerique’s 2020 poetry collection Atelier du Silence from the French

Whitney DeVos on Martín Tonalmeyotl’s 2016 bilingual poetry collection, Tlalkatsajtsilistle/ Ritual de los olvidados  translated from the Atzacoaloya Náhuatl/Spanish

Katherine Hennessey on The Collected Plays of Wajdi Al-Ahdal from the Arabic

Sumathy Sivamohan on a collection of Sri Lankan poems, dating from the 1930s to the present, from the Tamil

Jeremy Tiang on Hai Fan’s 2017 short story collection 可口的饥饿(Delicious Hunger), from the Mandarin Chinese

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Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM), Near Eastern Studies, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Asian Studies, East Asia Program, South Asia Program


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