Faculty Translation Competition – Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava

This Faculty-wide event will be held on March 16, 2006. Translations of either literary or non-literary texts submitted by students will be evaluated by an expert committee, and the best three translations from each language (English, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish and French) will be awarded prizes by the Dean.

The morning plenary session will be held from 9.00 – 12.00 at the Faculty of Arts, Reální 5, and will feature lectures by guests and members of the Faculty, prior to the announcement of the winning entries. The afternoon session (from 1.00 pm) will be held at the individual language departments and will take the form of translation workshops; students and teachers will discussion issues raised by the translations.

The proceedings of the Competition will be published in the volume Translatologica Ostraviensia, which will contain texts of the papers given in the morning session as well as the prize-winning student translations and a list of all participants. More information can be obtained from christopher.hopkinson@osu.cz