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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - Women/Gender/Feminism and Translation Studies

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Aston University

The Aston Triangle

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Advance registration is essential. Book your ticket here by Monday 23 April 2018:


A conference organised by Dr Olga Castro, Languages and Translation Studies at Aston, with the support of the Centre for Language Research (CLaRA) at Aston

Programme:

11.30am: Registration and welcome. [Room: MB 404C]

12.00-12.45pm: Keynote. [Room: MB 404C]

“Challenges of transnational feminist translation studies”. Prof Luise von Flotow, Ottawa.

Chair: Dr Olga Castro, Aston.

12.45-1.30pm: Lunch break

1.30-2.45pm: Panel 1: Applying Gender Theories in Translation. [Room: MB 245]

“Engendering Translator Training: An Idiosyncratic Ambition or a Social Need?”, Dr Marcella De Marco, London Metropolitan.

“Translation and queer feminist activism. Some Italian scenarios”, Dr Michela Baldo, Hull.

“Intersectional Feminism and Translation in a Transnational World”, Dr Olga Castro, Aston.

Chair: Dr Gabriela Saldanha, Birmingham

2.45-3pm. Short break

3-4.15pm: Panel 2: Women Writers and/in Translation. [Room: MB 245]

“Beauvoirian Global Genealogies”, Dr Pauline Henry-Tierney, Newcastle.

“Arab women's literary creativity in transit: the politics of translating gendered activism”, Ruth Abou Rached, Manchester.

“Anthologies in Translation. Central American Women Writers and the Anglophone Book Market”, Dr Tamara De Ines Anton, Reading.

Chair: Dr Chantal Wright, Warwick

4.15-4.30pm. Concluding remarks and end of conference. [Room: MB 245]

For more information, contact the conference organiser Dr Olga Castro: o.castro@aston.ac.uk

Hashtags: #WGFTS #FeministTranslation

Twitter: @AstonTS with the support of @AstonLSS and @ClaRAatAston

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