In Others’ Words: Translation as / in Scholarship

Friday, April 5, 2013, 1:00-6:00pm (Education 211, Kiva Auditorium)

1:00pm: Welcome Remarks

Dean Mary Wildner-Bassett (College of Humanities

1:10-2:10pm: Panel One:

The Tasks of the Translator in 2013 (Fabian Alfie moderates)

Susan Stryker, Dept. of Gender & Women’s Studies; Director, Institute for LGBT Studies

Scott Lucas, Director, School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies

Jaime Fatás, Director, Translation and Interpretation Program, Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese

Dale Brenneman, Assistant Curator of Documentary History, Arizona State Museum

2:15-3:15pm: Panel Two:

Conceiving and Crafting Translations (Teresa Polowy moderates)

J. Philip Gabriel, Head, Dept. of East Asian Studies

Beppe Cavatorta, Dept. of French & Italian

Wendy Burk, The Poetry Center

3:20-3:40pm Coffee, snacks, and conversation in the courtyard (sponsored by the Department of French & Italian)

3:45-4:45 Keynote Presentation (David Gramling introduces)

“Faithful Treasons: The Opportunity of Loss in Translation in Bilge Karasu’s A Long Day’s Evening”

Aron Aji, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, St. Ambrose University; MFA faculty in Literary Translation, University of Iowa

4:50-5:50: Panel Three:

Translation as / in Scholarship? (Sonia Colina moderates)

Thomas Kovach, Dept. of German Studies

David Christenson, Dept. of Classics

Irène D’Almeida, Dept. of French & Italian

6:00-7:00 Reception (Sponsored by the Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese)

This event is sponsored by the College of Humanities, the Department of German Studies, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the Department of French & Italian, the MENA Student Organization, and the German Studies Graduate Association