WEBINAR

Talking Translation: Translators Talk Poetry

Taking verse across borders and generations: challenges and opportunities.
With the rise in popularity of both creating and enjoying poetry and the spoken word, top voices in literary translation debate the challenges they face in keeping original voices and tone as they open up the opportunities of different languages and markets for the originator.

WHEN

On Demand

MEDIUM

Pre recorded video

Duration

90 minutes

Language

English

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Event description

Taking verse across borders and generations: challenges and opportunities.
With the rise in popularity of both creating and enjoying poetry and the spoken word, top voices in literary translation debate the challenges they face in keeping original voices and tone as they open up the opportunities of different languages and markets for the originator.


AGENDA

Welcome and introduction
Elena Pasoli; Jacks Thomas, and Erica Hesketh

Panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of poetry in translation in both adult and children’s genres
Daniela Almansi; Abigail Parry, Francesca Spinelli; chaired by Erica Hesketh.          

In conversation
Riccardo Duranti and Erica Hesketh

Q&A and end

 

Speakers

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