177. Multilingualism and the Object of Translation Studies
Friday, 9 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Erie, Sheraton Chicago
A special session
Presiding: Eugenia Kelbert, Yale Univ.
Speakers: Cecilia Alvstad, Univ. of Oslo; Stefan Helgesson, Stockholm Univ.; Lydia H. Liu, Columbia Univ.; Reine Meylaerts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Rebecca L. Walkowitz, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Yasemin Yildiz, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
This roundtable's goal is to focus on multilingual writing as a field where borderline meanings of translation are constantly renegotiated and to elicit a dialogue among scholars of translation theory, multilingualism, and translation studies. It therefore seeks to define the object of translation studies and its significant but elusive role in the process of theorizing multilingual literature.
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