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Translators Lab (Tamil)

Tamil to English Track
Description

Deadline extended!


Want to learn how to translate like a professional literary translator? Want to have your translation published? Join the Translators Lab, an innovative translation programme that combines both online and face-to-face classes.


Organised by The Select Centre in partnership with Writers’ Centre Norwich, the Translators Lab provides excellent tutelage in a supportive environment. Whether you are tackling literary translation for the first time, or you have already started but want extra guidance, this 8-week course is for you. It will run from 12 Sep – 2 Nov, 2015.


We have extended the deadline, so you can still join in the online course now!


About the Lab

Through the course, participants will learn about the essentials of literary translation; how to examine a piece of literary work from a linguistic, cultural, historical and creative perspective; how to apply the tools of creative writing and editing in literary translation; and best practices in the translation industry.


We will have three language tracks: Translating Chinese, Malay, and Tamil to English. Each language track workshop will have a Singapore writer-in-residence, and will be led by an internationally renowned workshop leader/translator. The Tamil to English workshop leaders are:


Tamil to English, led by Lakshmi Holmstrom and Subashree Krishnaswamy


They will be translating the works of Singapore writer KTM Iqbal (his poems in Tamil) and Indian writer Dilip Kumar. Each language track workshop is limited to no more than 10 participants.


Programme Structure

The Translators Lab will run for eight weeks from 12 Sep – 2 Nov, 2015, with the following parts:

Online course lasting seven weeks from 19 Sep – 24 Oct;

Three-day literary translation boot camp in Singapore from 31 Oct – 2 Nov.


Upon successful registration for the Lab, participants will receive log in details for the online course. After the boot camp, participants will present their final translations at the Singapore Translation Symposium on 3 Nov 2015.


The fees include tea breaks and lunch during the three-day boot camp. Participants will also receive a complimentary pass to the Singapore Translation Symposium on 3 Nov 2015.


For more information, please visit www.selectcentre.org or email programmes@selectcentre.org.

Venue Partner: Singapore Management University Wee Kim Wee Centre


Event Timeline
Sep 26 - Oct 7, 2015
[ Sat ] - [ Wed ]
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Singapore
Tickets
Standard $440.00
Students, senior citizens $300.00
Venue Address
Singapore Management University Singapore
Directions
Nearest stop Bras Basah MRT station (Circle Line).
Organizer
The Select Centre
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