Translation Day is celebrated internationally. This year, many of the events to mark the occasion are being held online – including those offered by the ATIA. Below is a week’s worth of free online events for Translation Day 2020, enjoy!
The ATIA’s Translation Day 2020 Symposium
Saturday, October 3rd
Go to www.atia.ab.ca/events for more information on each session or to register.
Please note that the below are not endorsed by or in any way affiliated with the ATIA. Please follow the links for more information about each event, including how to register and the time.
East meets West Learning Club presents Poetry in Translation featuring George Elliott Clarke and Anna Yin
Friday, September 25th
This event features reading and discussions of original poems and translations between poets and translators. The myth of “lost in translation” and the art of re-creation and mutual exchange will be discussed. See here for more information or register here on Zoom (meeting ID 871 3466 4583). Past sessions can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN8-qpOlzk4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXu8g7fQWxo.
Great Weather for Media presents Spoken Word Sundays Series: A Celebration of National Translation Month featuring Kristina Andersson Bicher, Mi Jialu, and Anton Yakovlev
Sunday, September 27th
This event will stream here on Facebook Live.
Archipelago Books and Maison Francaise present Machines a écrire: Scolastique Mukasonga in conversation with Laure Adler (in French)
Monday, September 28th
See here for more information.
BP’s Translation Day Conference
Wednesday, September 30th – Thursday, October 1st
This 30-hour continuous conference offers many short talks in a number of languages. See here for more information.
MAPA Translations & Language Solutions’ International Translation Day
Wednesday, September 30th
Four sessions include an interpretation panel, a translation panel, a voice-over panel, and a social hour. See here for more information and to register.