Eyes wide open… Performing Translation – FlashMOV – Comparatistas – english version

Eyes wide open… Performing Translation – FlashMOV


Date: May 15 2019

Venue: Room B.2 – School of Arts and Humanities (University of Lisbon)

Hours: 14h30 – 16h30

The second edition of FlashMOV will take place next May 15. This activity is organized by the MOV. Moving Bodies: Circulations, Narratives and Archives in Translation research cluster of the Centre for Comparative Studies.
In this session, titled “Eyes wide open… Performing Translation”, selected clips of four movies that give body to the translator figure will be projected: Arrival (2016) by Denis Villeneuve; Zero Dark Thirty (2012) by Kathryn Bigelow; Copie Conforme (2010) by Abbas Kiarostami; Die linkshändige Frau (1978) by Peter Handke. The projection will be preceded by a short introduction to the movies, a brief contextualization and a listing of a set of a relevant topics/concerns to Translation Studies. The projection of the selected clips will be followed by an informal conversation with Jeffrey Childs (Centre for Comparative Studies/Universidade Aberta) and Rita Bueno Maia (Centre for Communication and Culture, Catholic University of Portugal).

This work is financed by national funds through the FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., within the scope of the project UIDB/00509/2020 and UIDP/00509/2020.