Free Events for Translation Day 2020

Translation Day is celebrated internationally. This year, many of the events to mark the occasion are being held online – including those offered by the ATIA. Below is a week’s worth of free online events for Translation Day 2020, enjoy!


The ATIA’s Translation Day 2020 Symposium

Saturday, October 3rd

 

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Go to www.atia.ab.ca/events for more information on each session or to register.


Please note that the below are not endorsed by or in any way affiliated with the ATIA. Please follow the links for more information about each event, including how to register and the time. 


East meets West Learning Club presents Poetry in Translation featuring George Elliott Clarke and Anna Yin

Friday, September 25th

This event features reading and discussions of original poems and translations between poets and translators. The myth of “lost in translation” and the art of re-creation and mutual exchange will be discussed. See here for more information or register here on Zoom  (meeting ID 871 3466 4583). Past sessions can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN8-qpOlzk4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXu8g7fQWxo. 


Great Weather for Media presents Spoken Word Sundays Series: A Celebration of National Translation Month featuring Kristina Andersson Bicher, Mi Jialu, and Anton Yakovlev

Sunday, September 27th 

This event will stream here on Facebook Live. 


Archipelago Books and Maison Francaise present Machines a écrire: Scolastique Mukasonga in conversation with Laure Adler (in French)

Monday, September 28th

See here for more information.

BP’s Translation Day Conference

Wednesday, September 30th – Thursday, October 1st

This 30-hour continuous conference offers many short talks in a number of languages. See here for more information.


MAPA Translations & Language Solutions’ International Translation Day

Wednesday, September 30th 

Four sessions include an interpretation panel, a translation panel, a voice-over panel, and a social hour. See here for more information and to register.


 

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