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Marian Schwartz on Translation Scholarship, Training and Careers in Literary Translation
WhenMonday, Oct 15, 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus room202
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUW Simpson Center for the Humanities
Translation Studies Graduate Research Cluster
UW Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Award-winning Russian to English literary translator Marian Schwartz talks about translating realia in her new translation of Leonid Yuzefovich’s Horsemen of the Sands and will lead a discussion of translation scholarship, university-level translator training and careers in literary translation. Schwartz is a prolific translator of Russian classic and contemporary fiction, history, biography and criticism. She is the past president of the American Literary Translators Association, has won two translation fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and is the recipient of numerous translation prizes.…
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