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May 2019

Cartonera: Latin American Cardboard Books

May 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DB + Google Map

Cartonera is a contemporary publishing phenomenon that lies at the intersection between cultural trend and social movement, artistic intervention and community project. Known in Latin America as editoriales cartoneras, they are often referred to as ‘cardboard publishers’, because one feature that unites the diverse publishing projects is the material from which they make their books: recycled cardboard. Many of these presses popped up in Argentina around the time of the 2001 economic crisis, as a result of economic hardship, but also…

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Workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) at Swansea University

May 29, 2019 at 9:00 am - May 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Swansea University, Keir Hardie Building 149, College of Arts and Humanities, Sketty SA2 8PP

Swansea Translating and Interpreting Group is delighted to announce two 2-day workshops at Swansea University on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) – part of the Open World Research Initiative: "Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community" - Translingual Strand, with additional support from Swansea’s Language Research Centre. First Workshop: 25-26 January 2019 Keynote speaker Prof. Dorothy Kenny, Professor in Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University, editor of Human Issues in Translation Technology (Routledge, 2017): “Corpora, Machines and Literary Translation. A Guided…

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June 2019

Celebrating Multilingualism on the Page and in the Classroom

June 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Are you a literary translator interested in multilingual writing? Or a secondary school English teacher with multilingual students in your classes? Join us for an afternoon of parallel workshops exploring how hybrid identities express themselves creatively on the page and in the classroom, and how you can harness that creativity in your work. The workshops are followed by a bilingual reading and Q&A with author Susana Chávez-Silverman. 2.00–3.30pm: WORKSHOP A: Translating Multilingually: Ethics and Practice This workshop, led by Ellen…

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October 2019

Playing with Prose Theatre Workshop

October 9, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Adapting Novels for the Stage A two-day workshop for university students Led by Jack Tarlton (8 Days: To the Moon and Back) Join us for this creative workshop for university students, exploring adaptations of novels for the stage. Reading a novel and watching an adaptation of that novel in the theatre are two very distinct experiences. The first is private, the reader using their own imagination fuelled by the writer’s words to create the characters and landscapes, locating and exploring the themes and…

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November 2019

Cartoneras in London: Untold Stories from Latin America

November 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Migration Museum, The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High St, Lambeth
London, SE1 7AG
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Cartoneras (Cardboard Publishing) is a unique grassroots Latin American publishing phenomenon, which offers alternative forms of community engagement, activism, and social change. The event will offer the chance to find out about this unique grassroots Latin American publishing phenomenon, and the Latin American community in London. A presentation by researchers Lucy Bell (University of Surrey) and María Soledad Montañez (University of London) will be followed by a "hands-on" workshop where the audience will be able to try their hand at…

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