Save the date! Don’t go out of town! The Department of German Studies and Confluence: A Center for Creative Inquiry present an international symposium across the disciplines on multilingualism at the University of Arizona. See the symposium Web site for details. Speakers include:
Doris Sommer (Harvard University)—Ira Jewell Williams, Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literature, Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish; author of Bilingual Aesthetics: A New Sentimental Education, Duke University Press, 2004.
Anthony Pym (Monterey Institute of International Studies and Universitat Roviri i Virgili, Tarragonia, Catalonia, Spain)—author of The Moving Text: Localization, Translation, and Distribution, John Benjamins, 2004.
Mary Louise Pratt (New York University)—Silver Professor and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, author of “Building a New Public Idea about Language” and Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation, Routledge, 1992.
Claire Kramsch (University of California at Berkeley)—Professor of German and Foreign Language Education, author of The Multilingual Subject, Oxford University Press, 2010.
Michael Holquist (Yale University)—Emeritus Professor of Comparative and Slavic Literature, preeminent translator of Mikhail Bakhtin and author of Dialogism: Bakhtin and his World, Routledge, 2002.
Deborah Cameron (The University of Oxford)—Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication, author of The Myth of Mars and Venus: Do Men and Women Really Speak Different Languages?, Oxford University Press, 2007.