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September 2016
Free

The Great Red Island: Rediscovering Madagascar with Gabrielle Verdier and Juan-Marcos Rodriguez-Luis

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, 3rd floor),
2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Gabrielle Verdier, professor emerita of French and coordinator emerita of MALLT, will speak about her recent travels to Madagascar, where she spent much of her youth, in this Academic Adventure Series discussion hosted by the American Geographical Society Library.

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$20

Jamie Richards – Translation Superhero?

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arts & Literature Laboratory,
2021 Winnebago St.
Madison, WI 53704
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Join translator Jamie Richards for a talk about translating academic research, based on her translation of Marco Arnaudo's The Myth of the Superhero. Good for anyone curious about powers behind translation! This talk made possible by superpowerful technology — bringing Jamie to Madison from her home in Milan, Italy!

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May 2016

Call for Papers (CFP) – Landbody: Indigeneity’s Radical Commitments

May 5 - May 7

A Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) Conference (May 5-7, 2016) Deadline for proposals: January 15, 2016 The C21 conference landbody considers the implications of Native ontologies and epistemologies, emphasizing the animate, living nature of place and the conceptual primacy of connection and locale.…

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April 2016

Katie Vater on Enrique Vila Matas’s Kassel no invita a la lógica

April 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 766,
3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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Katie Vater from Spanish and Portuguese will speak on her recent work on Enrique Vila Matas's Kassel no invita a la logic (2014).

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Alumni Panel

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtin Hall, 124,
3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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What can you do with a degree in language? Come and find out! Meet people who found their dream jobs after earning a Master's degree in Language, Literature, and Translation from UWM: Alaina Brantner Spanish Translator & Translation Services Manager…

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Kettly Mars – “Parole-femmes — Women’s Words from and about Haiti”

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Golda Meir Library, Special Collections – 4th Floor,
2311 E Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Kettly Mars is an award-winning novelist, poet, and short-story writer from Port-au-Prince. Her novels address such universal themes as gender relations and class issues in relation to the violence that power exerts.

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March 2016

A conversation with Joséphine Bacon

March 22 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Golda Meir Library, Special Collections – 4th Floor,
2311 E Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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A conversation with Joséphine Bacon, Innu-Québecoise poet, winner of the Prix des lecteurs du Marché de la poésie de Montréal for her poem “Dessine-moi l’arbre” (2010), and finalist for the Prix du Gouverneur général and the Grand Prix du livre…

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$8.00

Ex Fabula Puente Project: Bilingual Story Slam

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Hot Water Warehouse,
818 S Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Theme: American Dream Fun Fact: This event is sponsored by UWM's Community University Partnership Grant awarded to facilitate Translation and Interpreting Studies' collaboration with Ex Fabula and local Latin@ community groups. Doors at 6:30, come early to get a good…

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February 2016

Hebrew Epitaphs From Eastern Europe: At the Intersection of Bookish and Popular Culture

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Greene Museum,
3209 N Maryland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Hebrew gravestone inscriptions from western Ukraine, from the 16th to the 20th centuries, serve as an important source for Jewish history, literature, and anthropology. Hebrew epitaphs as a genre stand at the intersection of Hebrew/written/official culture and Yiddish/oral/everyday/popular. Prof. Michael…

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Jean Paulhan’s translations of Brunetto Latini as a response to terrorism (literary and otherwise)

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 766,
3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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Michelle Bolduc will present on Jean Paulhan's translations of Brunetto Latini as a response to terrorism (literary and otherwise) as a part of the MALLT Colloquia series on Wednesday, February 17 from 3:30-5:00 in CRT 766.

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