Friday, April 1st

Location: Green College, Coach House

8:30-9:00 Coffee and bagels

9:00 – 11:00 am

Translation Theory Workshop

Lawrence Venuti (Temple University):  “Translation Theory and Practice: Instrumental vs. Hermeneutic Models”

11:00 – 11:15 am

Coffee and Welcome

11:15 am – 1:00 am – Regional Identities in Translation

Moderator: Manuela Costantinom (Douglas College)

Edoardo Zuccato (IULM University, Milan):  “Spices for a Global Cuisine: the International Space of Local Culture”

Gigliola Sulis (University of Leeds):  “Sardinianness across borders: Sardinian multilingual novels in translation”

Frederika Randall (Translator and Journalist):  “Tilting at the Leaning Tower: Translating Irony in two writers of the Northeast, Luigi Meneghello and Ippolito Nievo”

Valerio Ferme (University of Colorado, Boulder):   “Leveraging the Dismisura: Theory and Practice in Translating the Mediterraneity of Franco Cassano’s Southern Thought.”

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Green College

Lunch for all participants

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Building the Canon and the Nation

Moderator: André Lamontagne (University of British Columbia)

Sherry Simon (Concordia University):  “Svevo, Weiss, Saba, Nathan, Fini and the Others: Translating Psychoanalysis in Trieste”

Norma Bouchard (San Diego State University): “Nation and Translation”

3:00 – 3:15 pm – Coffee break

3:15 – 4:40 pm – Audiovisual Translation as Cultural Renegotiation

Moderator: William Winder (University of British Columbia)

Shirley Smith (Skidmore College):  “Chinese Lost in Translation: Shun Li and the Poet”

Rory McKenzie (University of Wellington): “Subtitling Dialectal Variation: Benvenuti al Sud”

4:40 – 5:00 pm – Coffee break

5:00 – 6:30 pm

Moderator: Kathy Mezei (Simon Fraser University)

Lawrence Venuti (Temple University):  “Translation, Intertextuality, Interpretation”

6:30pm –  Reception