Armenian Genocide in Translation

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Armenian Genocide in Translation

Postby barlowd » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:37 am

“The Armenia Genocide in Translation"

Dr. Sona Haroutyunian
Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies

Thursday, March 14, 2013
University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191

Free Admission.

Dr. Haroutyunian will both explore and problematize the power of translation related to the Genocide as an instrument of cultural, historical, and linguistic interaction. What difference does reading genocide literature in translation make? And finally, in what ways have these translations contributed to the awareness of the genocide in their given countries? Exploring the impacts these translations have had in their given countries, there will also be examine the reader reactions following their respective publications in various languages by presenting exclusive interviews with some of the translators. During the lecture the metaphorical relationship between memory and translation will also be examined.

Co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Students
Organization, 8-2669.
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