Translation and Publishing in the Global South
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall - C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse
This symposium is for faculty and students who are interested in scholarly communication in the Global South and the challenges of interlingual scholarly exchange and translation generally. It is also for anyone who is working on a translation that they would like to publish. 10:00 A.M. Breakfast and introductions10:15 A.M. Juan Obarrio, Johns Hopkins University, "Interlingual Exchange in the Global South: Translating and Publishing Critical Theory." (Includes introduction of a new book series and journal for translations.) 11:30 A.M. David Hansen, J.D., Scholarly Communications Librarian, Duke Libraries, "International Copyright Law and Translation." (Includes review of recent applicable court cases.)12:30 P. M. Lunch1:30 P.M. Sandie Blaise, Ph.D. Candidate, Duke University, "Overcoming Francophonie: An Haitian Case-Study"2:30 P.M. Publishers' Panel: Victoria Wells, former Director of Contracts & Subsidiary Rights, University of North Carolina Press, Elizabeth Ault, Editor, Duke University Press; and Molly Hansen, Marketing Associate, Latin America, Oxford University Press3:30-4:30 P.M. ReceptionThis event is a collaboration of FHI's Publishing Humanities Initiative with The Global South After 2010, a D-SIGN grant awarded by the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies to Ph.D. students Renee Ragin and Giulia Ricco. Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Duke University Graduate School, and Versatile Humanists at Duke.