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BCLT Spring 2017 Newsletter

We are busy preparing for the W.G. Sebald Lecture at the British Library on Monday 20th February 2017. This annual lecture, which will be given this year by renowned Northern Irish poet, Michael Longley CBE, will kick off our 2017 programme of events and we look forward to seeing many of you there. 

We have a busy few months ahead, with members of the BCLT team heading around the world to give workshops and lectures on their research in literary translation......from India to Germany and from France to Argentina, the Spring Semester sees us going global. However, we also have a lot to enjoy closer to home....

Sebald Lecture 2017

'Releasing the Lyric: Translating Latin and Greek Poetry'
Michael Longley CBE
Monday 20 February 2017, 7pm at The British Library Conference Centre, London

In this lecture Michael will be reading, and commenting on, his translations from Latin and Greek. He will begin with his youthful versions from Sextus Propertius and progress to later poems derived from Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, taking in Sappho and Tibullus on the way.
One of Britain’s finest poets, Michael Longley has received many awards for his lyrical poems about love, death, memory, history and nature, published over more than fifty years. 
Applications for the 2017 International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School will open on 15th February 2017
We are currently finalising details for this year's Summer School. The dates for our annual residential course will be 23-29 July 2017. The workshop strands this year are:

Bengali / English to Spanish / German / Korean / Lithuanian / Multilingual Poetry / Multilingual Prose / Spanish to English 

Once applications are open, you will be able to download an application form from our Summer School webpage.
Literary Translation Workshops at BCLT
Our Literary Translation Workshops are free and open to the public so come along and discuss all things translation. Topics this semester include - Ibsen, Style, Writer-Translator Collaboration, Publishing and Translating Poetry.
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Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow 2017
We are delighted to announce that the CWIT fellow for 2017 will be Dr Sreedevi K Nair who will joining us from India in April to undertake her research entitled ‘Sita’s Sorrow: When Malayali Women Retell The Ramayana.’  
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BCLT partner in AHRC research project 'Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community'
Led by Dr Cecilia Rossi, this project comes under the "Translingual Strand" of the project led by Professor Catherine Davies, Director of the IMLR. 
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