Translation Studies Resources and Events

  • The Baghdad Clock: A Book Talk with the Author, Shahad Al Rawi, and the Translator, Luke Leafgren on October 15, 2019, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Room 102, 38 Kirkland Street, 4:30pm-6pm. Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, and The Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University.
     
  • “The Catastrophe of Translation with Adriana Jacobs, Oxford University, on November 6, 2019, Barker Center, Room 230, 4:30pm. Sponsored by The Center for Jewish Studies, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Charles Knapp Israel Studies Fund, Center for European Studies, The Department of Near Eastern Studies, and the Re-Thinking Translation Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University.
     
  • A conversation with Yasmine Seale, translator of Aladdin and the forthcoming translation of The Arabian Nights, on Thursday, November 21, at 12:30pm. Location TBD. Sponsored by the Mahindra Center Re-Thinking Translation seminar, Harvard University.
     
  • Translating the Jewish Bible conference, with Jonathan Decter (Brandeis), Steven Fraade (Yale), Abby Gilman (Boston University), Annette Yoshiko Reed (NYU), and Larry Rosewald (Wellesley), on Monday, February 24, time and location TBA. Sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Mahindra Center Re-Thinking Translation seminar.
     
  • Robert Alter on translating the Bible, on Monday, March 23, time and location TBA. Sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University.