November 12, 2022
The panel "Translation in Southeast Asia: Practices, Politics, and Prospects"--part of the Kritika Kultura reading series--aims to discuss key issues in literary translation in the region, particularly in the Philippines and Indonesia. The event will cover areas such as, but not limited to, the aesthetics and politics of translation, the protocols that inform the selection of texts to be translated, and the processes that facilitate the production and circulation of translations. The event will feature Kristen Vida Alfaro, Kristian Sendon Cordero, Kristine Ong Muslim, Junley L. Lazaga, Norman Erikson Pasaribu, and Tiffany Tsao; discussions will be moderated by Allan Derain. The event will be held on November 16, 2022, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. (PHT [UTC+8]), at the Ching Tan Room (SOM 111), Ateneo de Manila University, and will be streamed on Zoom and the Kritika Kultura Facebook page. The event is co-sponsored by the National Book Development Board (NBDB), Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP), and the Book Institute of the Philippines, with support from Plume.
Please register by 14 November 2022, Monday: