UPDATE: [Poetry] Poetry and Translation 2008: Deadline Extended

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

***FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS***

POETRY AND TRANSLATION
A Conference at the University of Stirling, Scotland, 17-20 July 2008

www.poetryandtranslation.stir.ac.uk

***The Call for Papers has been extended until Friday 25 January 2008***

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 Friday 25 January 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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