Not Lost in Translation: The Career of a Literary Translator

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Event Time 04:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m. PT
Location MH 217 and zoom
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Presented by the Dept of Modern Languages and Literatures with sponsorship from our department:

Award-winning translator Jennifer Feeley will lead “Not Lost in Translation: The Career of a Literary Translator” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 4 – 5 p.m. in Marcus Hall 217 and via Zoom. She will share her journey of becoming one of the most acclaimed translators of contemporary literature from Hong Kong.  

In this hands-on workshop, she will invite the audience to join her in making difficult translation choices before reading from some of her recent published translations of works by female writers Sai Sai 西西 and Wong Yi 黃怡. 

This event is presented by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, with sponsorship from the departments of English Language and Literature and Humanities and Comparative World Literature and in partnership with the University of San Francisco.

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