Register for the online lectures of Brian J. Baer, the 32nd CETRA Chair Professor

Today, the 32nd CETRA Research Summer School in Translation Studies began. This year’s CETRA Chair Professor is Brian James Baer, Professor of Russian and Translation Studies at Kent State University (Ohio, US). His inspiring opening lecture, ‘The Cultural Work of Translated Texts, or Translation and the Semiotics of Culture’, will (relatively) soon be published on the blog of CETRA.

Meanwhile, you can register for his upcoming online lectures:

  • Translation and the Making of Literary History: The Cultural Work of Anthologies on Tuesday 17 August at 10.30.
  • Translation in Diasporic Communities: Is This an In-between? on Thursday 19 August at 9.00.
  • What Translation Can Do for Global Sexuality Studies on Monday 23 August at 10.15.
  • Queering Translation, or What Queer Theory Can Do for Translation Studies on Wednesday 25 August at 9.00.

You can find abstracts of these lectures and a short bio by the Chair Professor at      

Participation is free, but registration is required. To register, please send an email to our administrative administrator Steven Dewallens: 

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