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Translation Close-Up with Corine Tachtiris

Translation Close-Up featuring Professor Corine Tachtiris

How the English translation Don't Whisper Too Much and Portrait of a Young Artiste from Bona Mbella (The Griot Project Book Series) came to be.

Light refreshments will be served.

TRANSLATION CLOSE-UP is an informal lecture series that offers a detailed look at what translators do and what makes translation possible.

Corine Tachtiris is Assistant Professor of Translation Studies at UMass. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa. She translates primarily Francophone African, Caribbean, and Canadian as well as Czech literature by contemporary women authors.