About the Concentration
Requirements for the Concentration
Practical Experiences
Participating Faculty & Staff
Lews Global Studies Center
Translation Studies Concentration

"Literary translation saves us from provincialism." --Maia Evrona. Read more from the NEA Literature Translation Fellow here.

Panel discussion with authors, filmmakers, translators and publishers on translating contemporary Arabic literature from Amherst College's Copeland Colloquium on Translation last year, 2014-15.

Five College Center for the Study of World Lanauges
Are you interested in learning a critical or lesser-taught language [Swahili, Turkish, Farsi, Urdu, among a dozen others]?  Would you like to continue studying your heritage language [Hindi, Haitian Creole, modern Greek]? The Five-College Center for the Study of World Languages offers academic-year courses for in up to 40 less-commonly taught languages.  Enrollment for fall courses begin March 31.

Current concentrators
Spring lecture series (CLT 150). All concentrators are welcome to attend the guest lecturers of the gateway course. See the full schedule.

Future concentrators
Next presentation of the concentration will be Thursday, October 29, 2015, 4-5 p.m. in the Lewis Global Studies Center.
Application deadline Friday, November 20, 2015.

The Copeland Center at Amherst College is planning a year long colloquium, Words in Transit: The Cultures of Translation. The colloquium “seeks to foster a global multimedia dialogue on the role translation plays in contemporary culture."  The events and the film series, which will be hosted by the Amherst Cinema, are open to the public.

Writing the Stepmother Tongue: A Symposium on Translingual Literature
October 9, 2015, Amherst College, MA