Translation Now Videos

Session 1

Introduction and Keynote Speaker, Rosanna Warren

Session 2

Making the Case for Translation: Why Translation Matters Now
Daniel Hahn, Esther Allen, Susan Bassnett, Moderator: Katrina Dodson

Session 3

Translation and the Literary
Tim Parks, Daniel Mendelsohn, Moderator: Christopher Ricks

Session 4

Translating Poetry: How Can it be Done?
Daniel Aguirre-Oteiza, Sawako Nakayasu, Christopher Childers,  Moderator: Karl Kirchwey

Session 5

Translation and World Literature
Tim Parks, Susan Bassnett, David Boyd, Moderator: Janet Poole

(please note that this video cuts off after Susan Bassnett’s remarks)

Session 6

The Translator’s Identity
Katrina Dodson, Ghirmai Negash, Ellen Elias-Bursać, Moderator: Esther Allen

Session 7

Translation as Creative Act
Sawako Nakayasu, Daniel Mendelsohn, Moderator: Daniel Hahn

Session 8

The Politics of Translation
Janet Poole, Ghirmai Negash, Alexander Elinson,  Moderator: Ellen Elias-Bursać

Session 9

Boston University Translation Seminar Alumni Panel