CFP: [Poetry] CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Adrian Hunter
contact email: 
adrian.hunter@stir.ac.uk

Poetry and Translation, 17-20 July 2008
University of Stirling, UK

A major international conference. See our website www.poetryandtranslation.stir.ac.uk

Papers are invited on the subject of poetry and translation from classical antiquity to the
contemporary.

Topics might include:

the theory of translation
poetic translation in particular historical periods
the process and practice of translation
the politics of translation
imitation, influence and allusion
translation between poetic and non-poetic texts
mistranslation and mock-translation
translation from languages foreign to English
translation from within and among ‘Englishes’
translation and poetic tradition
translation from Old and Middle English and the classics
translatability
translated poetry as genre

Abstracts
Abstracts of no more than 250 words, of papers which will not last longer than 20 minutes,
should reach the organizers by 4 January 2008. The conference committee will notify
participants about the acceptance of papers and mail out registration forms by 25 January 2008.
The deadline for registration is 2 May 2008.

Abstracts may be e-mailed to poetryandtranslation_at_stir.ac.uk

Or posted to Poetry and Translation Conference, Department of English Studies, University of
Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA

Poetry Readings
A limited number of spaces are available for delegates who would like to offer short readings of
their own work. Queries about these readings should be addressed to the organizers via e-mail
or post.
Conference Organizers: Adrian Hunter, Dale Townshend

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