Monthly Archives: July 2010

Why Translation Matters

Thursday, October 15, 2009 Memorial Union, Room 109, 4:00 p.m. David S. Luft, Horning Professor in the Humanities, OSU Professor Luft will present the first in a series of five lectures on the theme of translation. He will introduce this … Continue reading

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A Life in Translation

Thursday, November 15, 2009 Memorial Union, Journey Room, 4:00 p.m. Professor Michael Henry Heim, University of California, Los Angles Michael Henry Heim published his first translation, a collection of Chekhov’s letters, in 1972 and has regularly published translations of contemporary … Continue reading

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Translation, Intertextuality, Interpretation

Thursday, February 11, 2010 Memorial Union, Journey Room, 4:00 p.m. Lawrence Venuti, Temple University Intertextuality enables and complicates translating, preventing it from being an untroubled communication and opening the translation to interpretive possibilities that vary with audiences in the receiving … Continue reading

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The Future of Translation

Thursday, May 13, 2010 Memorial Union, Journey Room, 4:00 p.m. Burton Pike, City University of New York Literary translation is a complex activity that has always been dependent on changes in culture and language. Over the past century these changes … Continue reading

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Translation Is Writing: Borges in/on Translation

Thursday, May 27, 2010 Memorial Union, Journey Room, 4:00 p.m. Suzanne Jill Levine, University of California, Santa Barbara This lecture illustrates how essential Borges’ broad understanding of translation was to his poetics and practices as a writer.  The implications of … Continue reading

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