Main Program | The Unsung Heroes of Literature



 
26 Oct 2019 13:00 - 14:15
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NEKA Museum. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Translators are the unsung heroes of literature. Transposing literal meaning never cuts it: translators are always reliant on context, making constant calls of judgement. It’s because of their overlooked efforts we readers can travel to places unknown. Our panel of translators and translated writers delve into the impact translation has had on how we see the world, and where we’d be without it.

Para penerjemah adalah pahlawan sastra tanpa tanda jasa. Mengubah urutan literal berarti tidak pernah memotongnya: para penerjemah selalu bergantung pada konteks, membuat penilaian yang konstan. Karena upaya mereka yang diabaikan tersebut, kita para pembaca dapat melakukan perjalanan ke tempat-tempat yang tidak diketahui. Panel penerjemah dan penulis terjemahan kami memperlajari dampak terjemahan terhadap bagaimana kita melihat dunia, dan di mana kita berada tanpa terjemahan itu sendiri.

Featuring

Aleko Shugladze

Aleko Shugladze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1965. From 1989 to 1993 he worked for the Georgian Film Studio, and from 1994 to 1997 he was an artist at …


Sebastian Partogi

Sebastian Partogi has been working as a journalist and copywriter for Indonesia’s English newspaper The Jakarta Post since January 2013, specializing in leisure articles and health issues, as well as arts and literature. He has …


Omid Tofighian

Omid Tofighian is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and Adjunct Lecturer in the School of the Arts and Media at the University of New …


Gill Westaway

Gill Westaway lives on the island of Lombok, Indonesia, and runs a small guesthouse. In her former incarnation working for the British Council, she collaborated closely with writers and artists …



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