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Friday, May 13 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Understanding Translation

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Why is translation so expensive? What are the freedoms and duties of a translator? How do you tell if a translator is good? Does it matter if the translator writes to you and doesn’t appear to have the best English?

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Ken Liu

https://kenliu.name) is an American author of speculative fiction. He has won the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, as well as top genre honors in Japan, Spain, and France, among other countries.Liu’s debut novel, The Grace of Kings, is the first volume in a silkpunk epic... Read More →

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Tamara Vardomskaya

Tamara Vardomskaya is a Canadian writer. Her short fiction has been published in Tor.com, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Over The Rainbow: Fairy Tales From The Margins (Exile Editions), and GigaNotoSaurus. Her stories "The Metamorphoses of Narcissus" and "The Three Dancers of Gizari" were... Read More →

Friday May 13, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
LaSalle 2

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