The AATSEEL Conference Program and Executive Committees are planning a number of special events for the 2013 AATSEEL Conference. Please continue to check this page for updates on these, and other special events at the conference.
New Frontiers for Translation in the 21st Century (The Globe, The Market, The Field). In honor of the life and work of Michael Henry Heim. Russell Scott Valentino, Indiana University, Bloomington
AATSEEL announces three innovative Advanced Seminars to be held at the 2013 AATSEEEL Conference, led by renowned scholars who will provide AATSEEL members with the opportunity to engage in extended discussions with these scholars and gain from their knowledge, expertise and practice:
Pre-registration in these seminars is required. Seminar participants must be members of AATSEEL who are pre-registered for the conference. To take part in an advanced seminar, please email Katya Hokansonat firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Seminars will continue to be offered at the 2014 AATSEEL Conference in Chicago in January 2014, with seminars led by Clare Cavanaugh, Northwestern University, and Michael Flier, Harvard University. The AATSEEL Executive Council welcomes suggestions for future topics and leaders. Suggestions or questions should be directed to Katya Hokanson at email@example.com.
Workshops at the 2013 AATSEEL Conference are:
In addition to the Poetry Translation Workshop led by Sibelan Forrester (see Workshops, above), the conference will feature Russian poetry readings by Irina Mashinski and Katia Kapovich, and a panel, with Polina Barskova, Anna Glazova, and Eugene Ostashevsky, on poet-scholars/scholar-poets, combining a reading of poetry and a conversation on the links between creative writing and scholarship.
Plan to join AATSEEL President Nancy Condee for the annual AATSEEL President's Reception and Awards Ceremony at 9:00 pm on Friday, January 4. AAATSEEL awards for teaching, research and scholarship recognize outstanding contributions to the field in Excellence in Teaching (Secondary and Post-Secondary); Distinguished Service to AATSEEL, Outstanding Contribution to the Profession, and Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship. AATSEEL book awards recognize the Best Contribution to Language Pedagogy, Best Contribution to Slavic Linguistics, Best Book of Slavic Literary/Cultural Criticism, and Best Translation into English. Hors d'oueuvres and cash bar.