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2014 Comparative Literature Symposium Call for Submissions Deadline: March 17

March 12, 2014

Calling all student translators!

We are now soliciting submissions for the 2014 Annual Oberlin College Student Translation Symposium.

Each year for over a decade the translation symposium has been the intellectual and creative high point of the Oberlin academic year. It is a fast-paced, multilingual, transformative event that exposes the audience to twenty literary pieces from a dozen or more languages.

Submit: · An original-language text with reference to source

· Your original translation into English

Email your submission to Symposium faculty advisors: Tim Scholl tscholl@oberlin.edu and Kazim Ali kali@oberlin.edu@oberlin.edu

Times, Dates, & Places

· Submissions due by noon on March 17 @noon

· Students will be notified on March 24.

· The 2014 Symposium will take place at 4:30 on Tuesday April 8 in Craig Auditorium.

Each participant will have five minutes to read the original; read the translation; comment on the translation process.

Students selected as participants will be invited to lunch with this year’s guest lecturer Rosemary Arrojo.