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Translation and Interpretation

Have you read a translation or watched a subtitled film where something was “lost in translation?” Explore literary translation as a balancing act of textual and contextual features. Discuss “fidelity” to the original text, translator (in)visibility and the impact of translation choices. Analyze English versions of well-known works to determine if something was lost, or gained, in translation. Explore how non-English speakers access services, why language access is a civil rights issue, and more.


Amy Olen, PhD

Amy Olen is assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her Ph.D. is in Spanish and Portuguese from The University of Texas at Austin. She holds Master’s Degrees in translation studies and Spanish and Portuguese, both from UW-Milwaukee. Her research ... read more

Date: 2 Thu, Apr 22-29, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Amy Olen PhD

Fee: $15

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: SPRI:168

Registration opens Tue, Jan 12, 2021.