Call for participants: The Nida School of Translation Studies 2014
May 26 – June 6, 2014
San Pellegrino University Foundation Campus
Misano Adriatico (Rimini), Italy
“Translation as Interpretation”
This year marks the Nida School’s eighth year of advancing research and providing specialized training in translation studies through a transdisciplinary approach that incorporates a focus on religious discourse. NSTS is seeking engaged scholars and qualified professionals looking to expand their skills, engage with peers, and explore the interface of practice and cutting edge theory.
Nida Professor (week 1): TIMOTHY BEAL (Case Western Reserve)
Timothy Beal is the Florence Harkness Professor of Religion at Case Western Reserve University and Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts (in progress). He has published thirteen books and many scholarly articles on the cultural history of the Bible, religion and popular culture, and relating critical theory to academic religious studies. He has written essays on Bible and culture for The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, CNN.com, and The Huffington Post, among others.
Nida Professor (week 2): LAWRENCE VENUTI (Temple)
Lawrence Venuti, professor of English at Temple University, is a translation theorist and historian as well as a translator from Italian, French, and Catalan. He is the author of The Translator’s Invisibility: A History of Translation (2nd edition, 2008), The Scandals of Translation: Towards an Ethics of Difference (1998), and Translation Changes Everything: Theory and Practice (2013) and the editor of The Translation Studies Reader (3rd edition, 2012). His translations include, most recently, I.U. Tarchetti’s Fantastic Tales (2013), Massimo Carlotto’s crime novel, The Goodbye Kiss (2006), and Ernest Farres’s Edward Hopper: Poems (2009), which received the Robert Fagles Prize for Literary Translation.
ADDITIONAL FACULTY AND STAFF:
STEFANO ARDUINI (Urbino)
ROSEMARY ARROJO (Binghamton)
PAUL BANDIA (Concordia, Montréal)
PIOTR BLUMCZYNSKI (Queens, Belfast)
ROY CIAMPA (Gordon-Conwell)
SIMON CRISP (UBS)
EDWIN GENTZLER (UMass Amherst)
RIM HASSEN (Cambridge)
THEO HERMANS (University College London)
BOB HODGSON (Nida Institute)
JAMES MAXEY (Nida Institute)
SIRI NERGAARD (Florence)
DEBORAH SHADD (Nida Institute)
PHILIP H. TOWNER (Nida Institute)
LOURENS DE VRIES (VU, Amsterdam)
GERALD WEST (KwaZulu-Natal)
Applications will be received from December 1, 2013 – January 31, 2014. A fee of €1,200 provides for tuition, housing, and meals. A limited number of bursaries (€600) will be available to applicants who demonstrate need and merit. The NSTS 2014 Associate Application form may be found here: https://secure.jotform.us/mhemenway/nsts2014app. For more information on the 2014 session or to apply, go to http://nsts.fusp.it/nida-schools/nsts-2014 or contact Dr. Roy E. Ciampa at firstname.lastname@example.org.