Translating Indonesia

Translating Indonesia

12 Mar 2019, 10:00 - 11:00

Literary Translation Centre
Language:
English

A common Indonesian saying is 'lain lubuk, lain ikannya', which might freely be translated as 'other countries, other customs'. Indonesian literature has been slow to find its place on the world stage - both by means of active promotion, but also because non-European languages tend to struggle to find translation in the West. Using Indonesian literature as a case study, this panel of experts will explore the challenges to introducing Indonesian literature, and other non-Western literatures, to the Western world. 

 

The Literary Translation seminar programme is produced with the help of funding from Arts Council England and Amazon Crossing Sponsorship

Contributors

  • Jérôme Bouchaud

    Speaker

    Jérôme Bouchaud is the founder of Editions Jentayu, a publishing house dedicated to showcasing the works of contemporary Asian authors in French...

  • Chanwoo Park

    Speaker

    Chanwoo Park is Manager at Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea). He manages Translation and Publication Grants and oversees the...

  • Judith Uyterlinde

    Speaker

    Judith Uyterlinde started as an English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese translator for the European Community in Brussels. She wrote literary...

  • Susan Harris

    Speaker

    Susan Harris is the editorial director of Words Without Borders (www.wordswithoutborders.org) and the co-editor with Ilya Kaminsky of The Ecco...

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