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Graduate Translation Conference, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

I'll be presenting my research on Elena Ferrante at the virtual Graduate Translation Conference at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst on the 'Ethics of Translation and Interpretation' on Friday, April 2, from 1-2 PM EST via Zoom.
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Graduate Translation Conference, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Time & Location

02 Apr, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm GMT-4
https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/94182609582

About the Event

Graduate Translation Conference at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst 

Topic: The Ethics of Translation and Interpretation 

When: Friday, April 2 

Time: 1-2 PM EST

Panel: Identity and Literature 

Panelists: Ashwini Rajpoot (Mumbai University, India), Manuel Moreno Tovar (University of Tartu, Estonia), Devanshi Khetarpal (New York University, United States).

The virtual Graduate Translation Conference at the University of Massachusetts- Amherst on the 'Ethics of Translation and Interpretation' will be held virtually via Zoom from Friday, April 2, to Saturday, April 3. The conference will focus on themes related to translation such as atrocity, war, identity, erasure, omission, hybrid languages, multilingual and cross-cultural texts, linguistics, machine translation, thinking, feeling, interpreting, ethical theory, translation in educational settings, and ideology. 

The keynote speaker for this conference is the Pulitzer-Prize nominee Prof. Erik Camayd-Freixas who will deliver the address titled, 'The Interpreter as Critic.' 

My research during the panel listed above will focus on Ann Goldstein's translation of 'subalternità' as 'subordination' in the Neapolitan Novels. I shall be exploring the multitudes that such a translation exposes, mediates and perturbs, particularly with regards to the narrative relationship of Lila and Lenù as a dialectical female friendship shaped and rooted in the dialect and geo-political, cautiously 'subaltern' space of working class Naples. 

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