Translation workshop with Carmen-Francesca Banciu

Last week I went down to Bristol to take part in a translation workshop with Carmen-Francesca Banciu, a Romanian-born author who writes in German. The workshop was the opening event of a conference organised by my lovely colleagues Debbie Pinfold and Sara Jones on ‘Remembering Dictatorship‘. Together with a group of students and translators from Bristol … More Translation workshop with Carmen-Francesca Banciu

BCLT / TA translation mentorship scheme

I’m delighted to be taking part in a new translation mentorship scheme run by the British Centre for Literary Translation and the Translators’ Association for the next six months. As part of the programme, I will be mentoring translator Jamie Lee Searle, a London-based translator of literary fiction and non-fiction from German into English, and part-time tutor at QMUL. … More BCLT / TA translation mentorship scheme

And they’re off… farewell to the 2011 graduates

‘Tis the season of gowns and mortarboards. A time of rewards for hard work, hopes for the future, goodbyes and new beginnings… I’ve blogged elsewhere (in my departmental guise) about the graduation ceremony for the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, but wanted to say in my own name too: good luck to all … More And they’re off… farewell to the 2011 graduates