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Programme and Useful Information

Programme of the Warwick School of Feminist Translation

Thursday, 11 May 2023

  • 1:00-1:15pm: Opening with Professor Katherine Astbury, Head of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Warwick.
  • 1:15-2:45pm: Dr Emek Ergun, Women’s and Gender Studies and Global Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte: "The Making of Transnational Feminist Resistance and Solidarity in Translation"
  • 2:45-3:30pm: Social Coffee Break (for all participants)
  • 3:30-5:00pm: Dr Olga Castro, Translation and Transcultural Studies, Warwick University: "Strategies for Feminist Translation in the Era of Transnational Feminism"
  • 5:00-6:00pm: Reception

Friday, 12 May 2023

  • 9:00-10:30am: Professor Maud Anne Bracke, Modern European History, University of Glasgow: "'All Feminism Is Translated': Historically Tracing Global Transfers and Local Recontextualisations in 20th Century Feminism"
  • 10:30-11:00am: Social Coffee Break (for all participants)
  • 11:00-12:30pm: Professor William Spurlin, English and Creative Writing, Brunel University London: "Migration and/as Translation: Border Crossings and New Spaces of Queer Translation in Contemporary Franco-Maghrebi Autofictional Writing"
  • 12:30-1:30pm: Lunch Break (lunch provided to all participants)
  • 1:30-3:30pm: Focused Feedback Sessions: Dr Olga Castro's group, Dr Emek Ergun's group, Prof Maud Bracke's group, Prof William Spurlin's group, Dr Luciana Carvalho Fonseca's group
  • 3:30-5:00pm: Collective Feedback Session and Networking
  • 5:00-5.30pm: Closing Remarks

Useful Information

If you need accommodation, the nearest cities to Warwick campus are Coventry or Leamington Spa, and there are direct buses to campus from these two cities. Birmingham International Airport is very close to campus, and it is easy to get to Warwick campus from London airports (via Coventry). These links may also help: opens in a new window opens in a new window