"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.
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