Poetry at the Post: Translating the Untranslatable

We thought nothing of it, he says,
though some came so close to where we slept.

I try to see him as a boy,
back in the Philippines, waking

A Tagalog couple of the Maginoo caste depicted on a page of the 16th-century Boxer Codex.
A Tagalog couple of the Maginoo caste depicted on a page of the 16th-century Boxer Codex.

Call for participants: “Untranslatability and Cultural Complexity”

Translation Studies Research Symposium
Friday, September 25, 2015, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Woolworth Building, New York University (NYU)
15 Barclay Street (and Broadway), New York, NY

On behalf of the Dean of the Nida Institute, Dr. Philip H. Towner, the Executive Vice-President of the San Pellegrino University Foundation, Prof. Stefano Arduini, and the Director of the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation, and Interpreting at the NYU School of Professional Studies, Dr. Milena Savova, you are kindly invited to attend the 5th annual Translation Studies Research Symposium, to be held Friday, September 25, 2015 at New York University’s Woolworth building at Barkely St. and Broadway.

This year’s Research Symposium takes up the theme of “Untranslatability and Cultural Complexity.” We are delighted and honored that the following presenters have been confirmed:

Lydia H. Liu (Columbia University)
Mary Louise Pratt (New York University)
Michael Wood (Princeton University)
Philip E. Lewis (Cornell University)

The Silver Center c. 1900
The Silver Center c. 1900

Registration for the Research Symposium is $25 and is due no later than September 11, 2015. You can register for the symposium by contacting us at abs.us/researchsymposium2015. For more details about the presenters, please see http://nsts.fusp.it/events/Symposium-2015, which includes a printable 2015 NSTS Research Symposium Flyer. Please feel free to share with any who might be interested

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