North Quad Translation Mondays: Student Projects and Translation Prizes


Dec
10
2012

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  • Host Department: Comparative Literature
  • Date: 12/10/2012
  • Time: 04:00PM - 10:00PM

  • Location: 2435 North Quad

  • Translation Showcase
  • Description:

    Open house to celebrate the end of the translation theme semester, with exhibition of student projects and presentation of translation prizes. Activities include a Poster session for students to display translation projects they have worked on this semester.

    Individual students or student groups who would like to participate in the Translation Showcase should send contact information (name and email address of the presenter) and information about the project (title and brief description) by the end of November to Meg Berkobien:
    mmberkobien@gmail.com

    Prizes will be awarded to the winners of various theme semester translation contests. Most entries are due on the Monday after Thanksgiving, so please take a moment in class this week to remind your students about the following contests:

    --Theme Semester Video Contest: Where in your world do you see translation?

    --Theme Semester Prize in Creative Translation: Translate a poem into
    another medium

    --Theme Semester Essay Contest: How do you translate justice?

    --Theme Semester Prize in Translating Homer

    --Theme Semester Prize in Literary Translation

    Students can go to our website for more information about these and other translation
    contests: http://translation.lsa.umich.edu/undergraduates/translation-contests


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