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Brazilian Translation Club

We offer a series of workshops in which students, translators, and enthusiasts of Brazilian literature meet to discuss the translation of a selected contemporary Brazilian short story.

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All are welcome, and you do not have to be a translator to join in. Anyone who translates from and into Portuguese or has some knowledge of Portuguese is welcome.

 

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  • Clicke here to watch an interview with Dr Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva

New Series

We are excited to introduce a new series of workshops focusing solely on contemporary Afro-Brazilian short fiction, sponsored by UCL Global Engagement. It is a partnership between Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva (School of European Languages, Culture and Society, UCL), Maria Aparecida Andrade Salgueiro (Escritório Modelo de Tradução Ana Cristina César, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) and Julio Ludemir (Festa Literária das Periferias). 

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The workshops are held online via Zoom. Registration for each workshop is via Eventbrite. These are the dates for the March and April workshops:  

18 March – Conceição Evaristo   
01 April – Geovani Martins  
15 April – Cuti  
29 April – Ana Paula Lisboa

 

 

 

Brazilian Translation Club Workshop 1

Workshop 18 March 2021, 18h30 (GMT) – "Os pés do dançarino”, by Conceição Evaristo

Join Afro-Brazilian author Conceição Evaristo, Prof. Maria Aparecida Andrade Salgueiro and translator Elton Uliana to discuss the translation of Evaristo's short story "Os pés do dançarino”.  

Please sign up for this workshop via Eventbrite link here.

 

 

 

1 April 6.30pm (GMT) Geovani Martins

Workshop 1 April 2021, 18h30 (GMT) – "Sem terra no mar", by Geovani Martins

Join Afro-Brazilian writer Geovani Martins, writer and FLUP director Julio Ludemir, and translator Victor Meadowcroft to discuss the translation of Martin's short story "Sem terra no mar".

The event is taking place online via Zoom (18h30 London, 14h30 Brasília). Please sign up for the event via Eventbrite here.

We will send you the workshop materials and the Zoom invitation to join the meeting.

 

Brazilian Translation Club

Workshop 15th April 2021, 18h30 (GMT) – “Boneca” by Cuti

Join Afro-Brazilian writer Cuti, Professor Eduardo de Assis Duarte (UFMG), and translator Andrew McDougall to discuss the translation of Cuti's short story “Boneca”.

The event is taking place online via Zoom (18h30 London, 14h30 Brasília). Please sign up for the event via Eventbrite here.

We will send you the workshop materials and the Zoom invitation to join the meeting.

Events

  • Click here to see our forthcoming events (and filter by subject 'Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies')
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You can view a recording of one of our sessions here:

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