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Saturday, 11 February 2012 22:40

Center for Translation Studies, Barnard College, NY: Spring 2012 Events Program

The Center for Translation Studies at Barnard College in New York City announces its

Spring2012 events program.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 7 p.m., Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall
“The Journey of the ‘Russian Columbus’ from Victorian England to Bollywood”: A Lecture by Anindita Banerjee, Cornell University

Film screening: “Journey Beyond Three Seas” (“Хождение за три моря”), will be shown on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 5:00-7:30 p.m., 328 Milbank, on the Barnard College campus.

Details at:


Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 7 p.m., Ella Weed Room, 223 Milbank Hall

"Ethics of Translation: Kristian Smeds’s *Mental Finland*:

A Talk and Discussion with Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and Director Kristian Smeds"


Details at:



Friday, April 6, 2012, 6 p.m., Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

"Swedish Poetry Today: A Reading and Panel Discussion with Anna Hallberg, Jörgen Gassilewski, and Johannes Göransson"


Details at:

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Monday, April 16, 2012, 7 p.m., Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall

“When a Text is a Song: Translating Kabir Oral Traditions in North India”: A lecture by Linda Hess, Stanford University


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Friday, April 20, 2012, James Room, Barnard Hall

“Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky”

With Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann Caws, Lydia Davis (BC ‘70), Suzanne Jill Levine, and Richard Sieburth.


Details TBA at:



Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, 2012, James Room, Barnard Hall

Conference: “Pedagogies of Translation: Current Methods and Future Prospects”


Program and other details at:


All events are free and open to the public, and are supported by a grant from the Mellon Foundation. For more information, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (212) 851-5979.


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We hope to see you at our events this term.


Best regards,

Susan Johnson

Coordinator, Center for Translation Studies at Barnard College

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