International Shakespeare: Translation, Adaptation, Performance
UMass Amherst is hosting the 2nd International Shakespeare Conference, September 18-20, 2015. Five College students can attend at the expense of the 5 College Fund.
Writing the Stepmother Tongue: A Symposium on Translingual Literature
October 9, 2015, Amherst College, MA
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.
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.
"Literary translation saves us from provincialism." --Maia Evrona. Read more from the NEA Literature Translation Fellow here.