Second International Workshop Programme

We’re pleased to announce the programme for our second international workshop, to be held in Bern, Switzerland this June!

The Materiality of Feminist Texts and Translations: Economy, Production, and Text

Friday 23 June
9.30 – 10.30 Welcome
Coffee, registration, and welcome by workshop organisers
10.30 – 12.30 Panel 1—Images and paratext

Discussant: Julia Bullock

Ruth Abou Rached
The audible materiality of Iraqi women’s voices in English translation: The American Grand-daughter (Inaam Kachachi) alongside “listening” and “mimetic” feminist translation approaches
Pauline Henry-Tierney
The Many Faces of Beauvoir: Paratranslated Materiality in Le Deuxième Sexe
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00 Panel 2—Feminist writing in contexts of political transition (I)

Discussant: Maud Bracke

Roseanna Webster
Translation as Encounters Between Women During the Spanish Transition to Democracy
Jadwiga Pieper Mooney
Underground Pamphlets, Tapestry Pictures, Exile Periodicals, and Cardboard Productions: Changing Material Cultures and Feminist Translations from Chilean Dictatorship to the New Millennium
Alison McNaughton
Vindicación Feminista and Off Our Backs: Transatlantic feminist dialogue during ‘la Transición española’ 1975-1979
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
16.30 – 17.00 Focus session
Magda Kaspar
Women’s Liberation 2.0: An interactive website on the feminist movement in Switzerland
17.00 – 18.00 Keynote address
Kristina Schulz and Lucy Delap
Bookshops as nodes of transnational exchange: Britain and Switzerland, c. 1974-2009
18.00 Conference dinner
Saturday 24 June
10.00 – 12.00 Panel 3—Transgenerational transfer and missing links

Discussant: Olga Castro

Eleonora Federici
A European Gender and Translation Geography: Mapping Theories and Practices
Dinara Podgornova
Shut your sexist mouth up! and other travelling discourses. Grassroots digital feminist media in social media VK.com
Emily Ryder
Teen Vogue and off our backs: Translating feminism across the generations
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.30 Panel 4—Feminist writing in contexts of political transition (II)

Discussant: Nina Nurmila

Zsófia Lóránd
Translating Feminism in Post-1989 Hungary: Experience and Analysis (via Skype)
Katharina Kinga Kowalski
Feminism on its way: migration of knowledge between Poland and “the West”
Maria Tavares
Mozambican Feminism in/and Translation: the case of Paulina Chiziane’s The First Wife, a Tale of Polygamy
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.00 Concluding discussion and future plans
ATTENDANCE IS OPEN AND FREE TO ALL!
More information and registration details

Download programme (PDF, 180K)

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