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Translation and international literature events in Oxford

There will be an open meeting for all interested in getting involved in the Translation Exchange on Wednesday 23 October (2nd week), 5pm, Queen's (Memorial Room).

In November we will be welcoming the Galician poet Chus Pato and her translator Erín Moure, who is also a poet. They will be in residence at Queen's, working together and taking part in several events. These will include:

Monday 4 November, 12.45 - 2 pm: OCCT lunchtime Discussion Group with Erín Moure in Seminar Room 10 at St Anne's College

Thursday 7 November: Advanced translation masterclass with Erín Moure at Queen's College, welcoming undergraduate students of Advanced Translation

Monday 11 November, 5.15 - 6.45 pm: Multilingual translation workshop with Erín Moure at Queen's College, in conjunction with Poets Translating Poets. All are welcome, please sign up here.

Thursday 14 November, 5.15 - 6.45 pm: Joint event at Queen's College with Erín Moure and Chus Pato, focusing on their collaborative work. Followed by drinks until 7.15 pm. All are welcome, tickets soon to be released!


Past events

June 2019: 'Babel: Adventures in Translation' exhibition at the Weston Library

Tuesday 7 May, 5.30 pm: Weidenfeld Lecture by Durs Grunbein, The Violet Postage Stamp (St Anne’s College)

Thursday 9 May, 5.30 pm: Weidenfeld Lecture by Durs Grunbein, Landscape in Chains (St Anne’s College) 

Wednesday 15 May, 5 pm: Didier Decoin in conversation with translator Euan Cameron and Catriona Seth (All Souls College, Hovenden Room)

Thursday 16 May, 5.30 pmPoets Translating Poets (Queen's)

Tuesday 21 May, 5.30 pm: Weidenfeld Lecture by Durs Grunbein, The Aerial Warfare of Images (St Anne’s College)

Tuesday 21 May, 4 pm: Mozambican author Mia Couto in conversation with his translator David Brookshaw (St Peter’s College)

Thursday 23 May, 5.30 pm: Weidenfeld Lecture by Durs Grunbein, For the Dying Calves (St Anne’s College) 

Thursday 30 May, 5.30 pmPoets Translating Poets (Queen's)

Tuesday 4 June, 5.00 pm: Translation Workshop with Alia Trabucco Zéran and Sophie Hughes (Queen’s College)

Friday 14 - Saturday 15 June: Oxford Translation Day (St Anne’s and various venues) 

Saturday 15 June, 11.30 am - 1 pm: Creative Translation in the Classroom workshop for MFL teachers in schools. Run by the Translation Exchange as part of Oxford Translation Day (St Anne’s College)

Wednesday 19 June, 6.15 - 7.45 pm: International Book Club, meeting to discuss The Tobacconist by bestselling Austrian author Robert Seethaler. All welcome!

Thursday 20 June, 5.30 pmPoets Translating Poets (Queen's)