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4th December, 2013

Pirates, Pubescents and Other Proddities: On Translating Children’s Literature

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4th December, 2013
College Building, St John Street, London EC1V 4PB
Free but booking required

 Speaker: Chantal Wright, Durham University and University of Ottawa

Chantal Wright has translated books by some of Germany’s most famous children’s authors, including Cornelia Funke, Zoran Drvenkar and Milena Baisch. In 2011, her translation of Andreas Steinhöfel’s “The Pasta Detectives” was shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation; the same title won the NASEN Inclusive Children’s Book Award in the UK. Chantal Wright was educated at Girton College, Cambridge and the University of East Anglia, and is currently a visiting fellow in the School of Modern Languages at Durham University and the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Ottawa.

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