Conference ‘Some Holmes and Popovič in all of us?’ (Nitra, Slovakia, 8-9 October 2015)

Conference ‘Some Holmes and Popovič in all of us?’ (Nitra, Slovakia, 8-9 October 2015)

Histories of the discipline of Translation Studies often refer to the Low Countries and the Nitra Schools, of which James Holmes and Anton Popovič are important representatives.

Without wishing to deny their importance, the conference ‘Some Holmes and Popovič in all of us?’ will focus on and trace the continuing impact of the lines of thinking developed in these two schools, and connect them in a prospective way to further developments in Translation Studies.

Call for application: Visegrad Literary Residency Programme Autumn 2014

The Visegrad Literary Residency Programme, established 2012 by the International Visegrad Fund, provides for a series of residency stays and literary events open to writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, essayists, and critics, as well as to literary translators, publicists and journalists from the Visegrad Countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia).

The BabelMatrix project has entered a new phase

Ever since its creation shortly after the turn of the millennium, the BabelMatrix project has undergone several transformations, and it continues to grow.

The aim of this site (http://www NULL.babelmatrix NULL.org/), which is dedicated to literary translation and translators, is to showcase the richness of world literature in translation by presenting extracts that invite readers to continue reading.

Summer school on literary translation in Slovakia (26-27 October 2012)

In cooperation with the Slovak Society of Translators of Scientific and Technical Literature and the Literary Fund, the Slovak Literary Translators’ Society organized the Translation Summer School on October 26-27, 2012. The event was held in Pezinok with the theme Is Translation in Slovakia in Critical Condition? A modus vivendi and modus operandi in the European Cultural Space.

The Slovak Zora Jesenská Prize has been awarded to Albert Marenčin

The Slovak Association of Literary Translators has awarded The Zora Jesenská Prize for a body of translation work into Slovak. The Prize was presented in celebration of St. Jerome’s Day, at the General Assembly of the Association in Bratislava, on 19 October 2011.

The Zora Jesenská Prize 2011 has been awarded to Mr Albert Marenčin, surrealist poet, film maker, collagist and literary translator for the body of his translations produced over almost sixty years and for his contribution to cultural and literary relations between France and Slovakia.