IMLD 2023 – Manchester in Translation: Comma Press – Queering Translation Panel

  • DATE

    21 February 2023

  • TIME

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome



Manchester’s Comma Press present a series of free, online workshops and panels offering advice and insight into literary translation as a professional practice. Over three days, emerging translators – or those with a passion for working between languages – will be invited to engage in current debates and topics surrounding literary translation, as well as take part in eye-opening translation workshops.  

Join Comma for morning talks and panels, streamed live on the Comma Press YouTube Channel at 11.00am. Each afternoon Comma will host workshops in specifically-chosen community languages. The workshops will be delivered online via Zoom and are limited to 15 spaces. All events are entirely free, but you have to sign up.

Panel: Queering Translation  

Tuesday 21st February, 11:00am
Watch Live via the Comma Press YouTube

A panel discussion looking beyond issues of representation to ask what strategies might inform a translator’s practice with regard to both contemporary and historic queer literature and the ethical implications of doing so. 

This panel will be streamed live to the Comma Press YouTube channel. You will be able to follow a link to the YouTube event from this event’s Eventbrite page, or from the Comma Press website, social media pages (@commapress).