Extending the Range of Languages: The View from ALTA

Extending the Range of Languages: The View from ALTA

14 Mar 2017, 13:00 - 14:00

Literary Translation Centre


When you are a translator from a language without a governmental cultural agency (or money) to spread the word about new books, how do you get your voice heard in a competitive international market? Join an array of activists from ALTA (American Literary Translators Association) to hear the latest updates on the South Asian Languages Translation Initiative. We’ll discuss how their 2016 pledges might be translated to apply to other underrepresented territories and languages.



  • Jason Grunebaum


  • William Phuan


  • Mui Poopoksakul


  • Arunava Sinha


    Translator and editor

    Arunava Sinha translates classic, modern and contemporary Bengali fiction, non-fiction and poetry from India and Bangladesh into English....

  • Deborah Smith



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