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MLA 355—Translation and the MLA: Five Years Later

January 9, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Translation

Presiding: Sergio Waisman, George Washington Univ.

Speakers: Esther Allen, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York; Emily S. Apter, New York Univ.; Sandra L. Bermann, Princeton Univ.; Sean J. Cotter, Univ. of Texas, Dallas; Catherine Porter, State Univ. of New York, Cortland; Shaden M. Tageldin, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

A discussion of the evolving relation between translation and the MLA, five years after the MLA’s “The Tasks of Translation in the Global Context.” Perspectives on the place of translation studies, translation theory, and literary translation in academia. Presentations on current research, recent publications and developments in the field, and challenges and possible actions for the future.


January 9, 2015
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm


Modern Language Association Annual Meeting
Vancouver Convention Center
Vancouver, Canada
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