Digital Workshop | Translation for French Language with Tess Lewis

5 p.m. IST on 2nd September, 2021 (Thu)

                                          Tess Lewis | Photo Credits : Sarah Shatz

Join us online for an exclusive translation workshop with the renowned translator Tess Lewis. Tess will talk about the technique, approach, and process of translating literary works. She will also share some insights & experiences from her professional journey along with presenting a few interesting examples of translations.

The workshop is being organised in the framework of the Swiss It campaign of the Official Swiss Diplomatic Missions in India together with Pro Helvetia New Delhi Swiss Arts Council in association with Savitribai Phule UniversityUniversity of MumbaiEFL Regional Campus Shillong and the network of Alliances Françaises in India.

Event in French | Eligibility Criteria: Completion of Full B1 Level

Limited Seats | Registration Mandatory & Strictly on a First-Come-First Serve Basis via this link

Note: The Registration Deadline is 6 pm on Sept 1, 2021 (Wed). The Zoom Link will sent together to all the registered participants after this deadline. Do keep an eye on the Inbox/Spam Folder of the email address provided by you at the time of registration for the Zoom Link.

About Tess Lewis

Tess Lewis is a writer and translator from French and German. Her translations include works by Peter Handke, Walter Benjamin, Klaus Merz, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Christine Angot, Pascal Bruckner and Jean-Luc Benoziglio. She has been awarded grants from PEN USA, PEN UK, and the NEA, a Max Geilinger Translation Grant for her translation of Philippe Jaccottet, the ACFNY Translation Prize and the 2017 PEN Translation Prize for her translation of the novel Angel of Oblivion by the Austrian writer Maja Haderlap and more recently a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. She has served as Co-chair of the PEN Translation Committee and is currently an Advisory Editor for The Hudson Review. Tess is also a 2021-22 Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.

Event in the framework of the Swiss It campaign of the Official Swiss Diplomatic Missions in India together with Pro Helvetia New Delhi Swiss Arts Council, in association with Savitribai Phule University, University of Mumbai, EFL Regional Campus Shillong and the network of Alliances Françaises in India


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Date(s) - 02/09/2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm