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DH lecture by prof Laura Folica (UOC): Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Modernity through Literary Translation in Periodicals

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Within the context of the Lorand Chair for Spanish, dr. Laura Folica from the Universitat oberta de Catalunya will deliver a lecture on :

 

"Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Modernity through Literary Translation in Periodicals"

 

Monday 17 May, 11-12:30 h 

 

Laura Fólica is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Arts and Humanities at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). She is a member of the Global Literary Studies Research Group (GlobaLS), and of the ERC project “Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity1898-1959”. She specializes on Sociology of Translation, Latin-American Studies, Periodical Publications, and Digital Humanities. She is currently working on literary translation in Ibero-American periodicals using digital-tools and with a large-scale and transnational approach. She has recently co-edited a special issue (“Fictional turn in Translation Studies”) of Doletiana. Translation Journal (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2019) and she is co-editing the book Literary Translation in Periodicals. Methodological Challenges for a Transnational Study (John Benjamins, forth., 2020). She has published around thirty articles and book chapters related to Translation Studies. She translated books for Ibero-american publishing houses focused on Literature, Humanities and Social Sciences (Chartier, Sapiro, Roudinesco, Shaeffer, Traverso, Péguy, Goscinny, among other authors). 

 

Since we are welcoming an external speaker, we were hoping to see a large number of you present!

 

Registration for this event is free but necessary. Please send an email to Prof. Diana Castilleja at diana.castilleja@vub.be