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Thursday, October 29 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Traffic Among Cultures: Double-Layered Translation

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Typically, translating requires knowledge of both the author’s language and culture. But what happens when there is more than one culture or language involved in the translation process? Panelists will discuss their experiences and strategies for translating texts with two or more layers. Examples include stories written in Persian about Iranian characters living in Paris; stories written in Spanish set in Eastern Europe; a book about the Mao era in China written in Spanish; and translating Vietnamese poems into Japanese via an English translation.

Thursday October 29, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Canyon C

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