Translation and Migration: The View from the United States
Prof Edwin Gentzler
Date: 16 May 2013
Location:2.18, 65-68 Park Place
Prof. Edwin Gentzler (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Professor and Director of the Translation Centre, Edwin Gentzler divides his time between conducting teaching and research in Comparative Literature and directing the Translation Centre. His research interests include translation theory, literary translation, and postcolonial theory. He is the author of Translation and Identity in the Americas (London: Routledge, 2007) and Contemporary Translation Theories (London: Routledge, 1993), reissued in a revised second edition (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2001). He is currently working on a small monograph on Translation and Trauma, looking primarily at post-9/11 translation in the United States. He co-edited with Susan Bassnett the "Topics in Translation" Series for Multilingual Matters, publishing over 25 volumes and is a member of the Advisory Board of several journals, including Cadernos de Tradução, Across, Metamorphoses, Journal of Chinese Translation Studies, and the Massachusetts Review. His books have been translated into Persian, Arabic, Italian, Bulgarian, and Portuguese. Spanish and Vietnamese versions are being prepared now. And special low-cost English editions are available in India and China.
Prof Edwin Gentzler’s talk is connected to the conference, Across Borders: Translation and Migration.