SFL workshop: Literary Translation: Prestige and Challenges of a Freelance Career, by Mr. Will Firth

SFL workshop: Literary Translation: Prestige and Challenges of a Freelance Career, by Mr. Will Firth

The School of Foreign Languages

has the honour of inviting you to the workshop:

Literary Translation: Prestige and Challenges of a Freelance Career 

 

Delivered by:

Mr. Will Firth,

translator

Wednesday 16 November 2022, 10:00 – 11:50 pm at UACS, room 2B

 

The first part of the workshop will include a short presentation on the topic followed by a Q&A session with the lecturer, while the second part will involve the participants in a practical work on literary excerpts translation from English to Macedonian and vice versa, followed by a general discussion.

Will Firth was born in 1965 in Newcastle, Australia. He studied German and Slavic languages in Canberra, Zagreb, and Moscow. He lives in Berlin and translates from Russian, Macedonian, and all variants of Serbo-Croatian. His best-received translations of recent years have been Aleksandar Gatalica’s The Great War, Faruk Šehić’s Quiet Flows the Una, and Tatjana Gromača’s Divine Child. See: www.willfirth.de