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Workshop | Emily Apter (NYU): Translating In-Justice

Apr 25, 2019 | 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Organised by Sima Reinisch, Pia Vogel, Wolfgang Hottner and Islam Dayeh

Prior to the workshop, all participants will read four articles by Emily Apter on untranslatability, translation and justice and discuss them in a preparatory meeting on the day of the workshop from 4-6 pm. The workshop will begin with a short presentation by Emily Apter, highlighting some of the salient themes of the assigned readings and a glimpse into her current work, followed by an open discussion. If you would like to participate in the workshop please send a brief email to Sima Reinisch (simareinisch@zedat.fu-berlin.de) stating your interest in Emily Apter’s work.

The workshop is organized in cooperation with the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies together with the Cluster of Excellence 2020 "Temporal Communities", the lecture series on “Configurations of Race, Religion and Language in Modern Knowledge”, organized by Islam Dayeh and Schirin Amir-Moazami, and the Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature.

The number of participants is limited. Please register with Sima Reinisch (simareinisch@zedat.fu-berlin.de) by April 15, 2019.

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2019 | 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

04:00 PM – 06:00 PM (Pre-Workshop)
Freie Universität Berlin
Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies
Room JK 33/121
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin

06:00 PM – 08:00 PM (Lecture by Emily Apter)
Freie Universität Berlin
Room 2.2059 ("Holzlaube")
Fabeckstraße 23-25
14195 Berlin