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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Catalan Literary Translation Workshop

28 June 2018 - 29 June 2018

Time: 1:16 - 1:17am

The 28 & 29 June 2018 the Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University of London will host a two-day translation workshop (Catalan-English) with professional literary translator Peter Bush. 
 
Peter Bush has translated works from Catalan (by Josep Pla, Quim Monzó, Joan Sales, Mercè Rodoreda, Nachat El Haschmi, and Teresa Solana) and Spanish (by Juan Goytisolo, Pedro Almodóvar, Antonio Muñoz Molina and others). He has also published English translations from French and Portuguese. Peter has received many awards, including the Creu de Sant Jordi, in 2015, given by the Generalitat of Catalonia for the translation and promotion of Catalan literature. 
 
The workshop will include the Catalan writer Teresa Solana, who will talk about her experience of translating and being translated; Professor John London, who will discuss theatre translation; and Carme Calduch, who will give a session on Audio-Visual translation (subtitling). 
 
A good reading knowledge of Catalan (B1+/B2 level or above) is required to participate in the course. 

Details: 
 
Dates: 28-29 June 2018
Place: Queen Mary University of London, Arts One Building. Mile End Road, E1 4NS
Pre-registration: until 15 April through this link. Pre-registration does not require payment. 
Registration fee: £20 
Studentships: there are 7 studentships available to cover accommodation in London for two nights (Thursday 28 & Friday 29 June).