Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
Join the ALTA 2015 group on Facebook for updates, announcements, and other conference-related conversations. 
View analytic
Friday, October 30 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Wrong Turns: On Making Mistakes in Translation

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

This panel explores the ideology of the mistake in directing translation’s traffic. What constitutes a mistake in translation, and who gets to decide? Can we identify a typology of mistakes? Are they made by translators alone, or by communities of readers and modes of reading? Can ‘originals’ be mistaken? If so, when and why should translations ‘correct’ those mistakes? Are mistakes in translation ever fortuitous or generative? How do changing ideas about accuracy, equivalence or correspondence, and the role of poetic experiementation shape our answers to these question? Our panel operates from the position that this category deserves interrogation, such that we can begin to challenge the way reviewers, educators, and lay readers often think and talk about mistakes in translation.

Moderators
Panelists

Friday October 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:15pm
Sabino

Attendees (31)