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Translation Roundup

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren


Honors and Awards

Congratulations to the 2012 ALTA Fellows: Janet Kim Ha, Hai-Dang Phan, Claire Van Winkle, Alexandra Berlina, and WWB contributor Joshua Daniel Edwin!

Interiews, Articles, Reviews

The well-beloved and prolific translator Michael Henry Heim passed away this week. You can read moving tributes to him by Chad Post, Susan Bernofsky, the PEN American Center, and our own Susan Harris

On the Daily American PEN blog, Deji Olokuton writes about his recent literary and advocacy-themed visit to South Africa with poet Cathy Park Hong.

Check out highlights from the 2012 Neustadt Festival.

Translation News

PBS NewsHour has teamed up with Amara to make the election debates accessible to everyone! Join the Open Vote 2012 Subtitling Team to give people around the world who don't speak English fluently, or are hard of hearing, access to important politics-themed videos. Find out more about this unique volunteering opportunity here.


what: 2013 hotINK at the Lark is an international play reading series that has introduced plays from over fifty countries to New York City audiences.
application deadline: October 15
more info:

Published Oct 4, 2012   Copyright 2012 Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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