15 March: Translation Workshop at the University of Liverpool

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool invites you to attend its fourth annual Translation Workshop. This year, the workshop focuses on crime fiction, with special guest speaker Shaun Whiteside.

Please note that no knowledge of languages other than English is required!

Time: Wed 15 March, 1-5pm

Venue: Rendall Building, Seminar Room 11, University of Liverpool

Please book through this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annual-translation-workshop-tickets-32583556294 and email your language(s) as below!

The workshop will begin with a talk by Shaun, followed by a workshop in small groups where participants will have a go at translating a short extract of crime fiction. Refreshments will be provided.

Postgraduate students, early career translators, and all interested more generally in translation and/or crime fiction are invited to attend. Workshop groups will translate texts from French, German, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish (and other languages), and we will also provide materials for those with no knowledge of languages other than English. All materials will be provided.

There will be a small charge of £5 to cover administration and refreshments, payable on the day, for attendees who are not members of the University of Liverpool.

We would like to arrange participants into language groups in advance, so in addition to booking a place through the Eventbrite link above, please also contact Lyn Marven with your preferred language: lmarven@liverpool.ac.uk