Indonesian Translation Slam

Indonesian Translation Slam

12 Mar 2019, 16:00 - 17:00

Literary Translation Centre
Language:
English

Indonesian-to-English translators Mikael Johani and Laura Noszlopy will test their linguistic mettle in a light-hearted duel of words. The slam will showcase the art of translation by juxtaposing competing translations of the same piece of writing. The translators will discuss their thought processes, translation choices and share with the audiences the particular challenges translating Indonesian into English brings.  

 

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

Contributors

  • Mikael Johani

    Speaker

    Mikael Johani is a poet, critic, and translator from Jakarta, Indonesia. His works have been published in Asymptote, The Johannesburg Review of...

  • Laura Noszlopy

    Speaker

    Dr Laura Noszlopy is an anthropologist, writer, editor and translator. Having lived in Indonesia for many years, she started translating Indonesian...

  • Olivia McCannon

    Speaker

    Olivia McCannon is a writer and translator of poetry and fiction. Her poetry collection Exactly My Own Length (Carcanet) won the Fenton Aldeburgh...

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