Literary Translation Mini-Conference 2016

21/01/2016 - 15:30 - 20:30

Mini-Conference on Literary Translation
Thursday, January 21, 2016
15:30 – 20:30

Building 1102, Auditorium 002, Bar-Ilan University
(Map of Bar-Ilan Campus)

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15:30-16:00 Registration 


15:45-16:00 Greetings

Elinor Saiegh-Haddad, Chair, Department of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University

Evan Fallenberg, Director of the MA track in English Literature with a Focus on Literary Translation,                                Bar-Ilan University


16:00-17:15 The Many Facets of Literary Translation

Daniel Feldman 

Ziv Lewis 

Rena Rossner

Moshe Sakal 


17:30-18:45 Work in Progress: Literary Translators Talk about Their Work

Ruth Achlama 

Mitch Ginsburg

Inga Michaeli 

Abed Natour 


19:00-20:30 Translation as Entertainment: The Second Annual Bar-Ilan Translation Slam

Featuring students from The Art of Literary Translation workshop translating from Russian, Arabic and Hebrew


This mini-conference celebrates our 
MA in English Literature with a focus on Literary Translation

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The conference is held with the generous support of:
The Lechter Institute for Literary Research
The Lewis Family Foundation for International Conferences in the Humanities: