Annual Translation Studies Research Lecture
University of Leeds
Tuesday 21st May 2019, 3 – 4 pm
Clothworkers North Building Lecture Theatre (2.31), University of Leeds
Professor Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff University)
The Centre of Translation Studies (Leeds) and CETRA (University of Leuven) are delighted to welcome Loredana Polezzi, Professor in Translation Studies at Cardiff University and Editor of The Translator.
Translation and the Transnational Memory of migration
In recent years a number of scholars have pointed out that memory needs to be understood as a transnational phenomenon (Erll, 2009; De Cesari and Rigney, 2014). In this lecture, Professor Polezzi will examine the link between a specific kind of transnational memory – the memory of migration – and processes of linguistic as well as cultural translation. She will discuss selected examples taken from the recent history of Italian mobilities, examining how written and visual translations, their circulation and their fruition are mobilized to mediate and remediate a shared memory of migration which is at once transnational and translational.
For any enquires please contact: Professor Jeremy Munday, Centre for Translation Studies, University of Leeds. Email: J.Munday@leeds.ac.uk