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25 April, 2013: Gender, Translation and Postcolonial Studies in Poland

UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies

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Seminar on

Crossing the Borders of Reading, Writing and Translating

in Women’s Literature and Scholarship

Debate on three new publications by Urszula Chowaniec, Ursula Phillips and Marzenna Jakubczak

Discussion will be led by dr. Richard Mole

Thursday 25 April 2013, 4-6.30 pm.

Room: 431 (4th floor)

UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW

Event is public and free, but early registration is advised to avoid disappointment

REGISTRATION

For further details please contact: u.chowaniec@ucl.ac.uk

April 25_Crossing Borders of Tranlation, Research and Writing (POSTER)

The seminar will focus on problems surrounding:

  • gender constructs and crossing in literary scholarship after 1989 in Poland
  • potential connections between post-colonial and post-communist research
  • the role of translation in contemporary global university systems

Discussion will be held around three recent publications

  • Translation of the novel Poganka (The Heathen, 1846) by Narcyza Żmichowska (translated by Ursula Phillips)

http://www.polishculture.org.uk/literature/books/news/article/the-heathen-by-narcyza-zmichowska-1935.html

  • Philosophy and Literature: Generation and Transformation in Gender and Postdependency Discourse.  ARGUMENT: Biannual Philosophical Journal (2012, vol. 2, no. 1), edited by Urszula Chowaniec and Marzenna Jakubczak, accessible also online: http://www.argument-journal.eu/back-issues/vol-2-no-1
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