Translation course announcements for Summer 2021 – Enrol now!

April 4, 2021

The Glendon School of Translation will be offering one (1) remote course this summer! Please refer to the Course Catalogue for more information about the courses offered in the department.   GL/TRAN 4210: Traduction spécialisée – Textes littéraires / Specialized Translation – Literary Texts (Bilingual) This course presents methods and strategies for analysis and translation Read More


Next in the Conference Series: “History of Translation: The Case of Hispanic America” by Georges L. Bastin

March 26, 2021

THE GLENDON SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION CONFERENCE SERIES  “History of Translation: The Case of Hispanic America” by Georges L. Bastin   The history of translation occupies its own place within translation studies, but research is still necessary if it is to achieve its ultimate goal: showing how translation has contributed to the history of humanity. This Read More


Next in the Conference Series: “Respecting Authentic Voices in Documentary Subtitling” with Christine York

March 2, 2021

THE GLENDON SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION CONFERENCE SERIES  Respecting Authentic Voices in Documentary Subtitling with Christine York   The nature of documentary film means that the speech it contains is mostly spontaneous, unlike the scripted dialogue of fiction films, and may include complex interactions between participants such as overlapping speech and unequal turn-taking. Subtitlers have a Read More


Next in the Conference Series: “The Multilingual Other: Reflections on Pierre Sonnerat’s Translation of India” with Sanjukta Banerjee

February 9, 2021

THE GLENDON SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION CONFERENCE SERIES  The Multilingual Other: Reflections on Pierre Sonnerat’s Translation of India with Sanjukta Banerjee   In this talk, Dr. Banerjee will discuss aspects of India’s multilinguality as described or alluded to in eighteenth-century Francophone travel writing on India. The focus is on French naturalist Pierre Sonnerat’s Voyage aux Indes Read More


Next in the Conference Series: Crafting the literary translator with Jessica Moore

January 12, 2021

THE GLENDON SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION CONFERENCE SERIES  Crafting the literary translator: A discussion with Toronto-based Jessica Moore   For this talk, we present an interview with literary translator and author Jessica Moore. The questions, crafted by undergraduate students Catherine Coquerel, Violet Mount and Juna Lilaj (interviewer) will explore Moore’s path and process as a literary translator. Read More


Next in the Conference Series, Pallavi Narayan presents Translating the Chilean Geography

November 20, 2020

THE GLENDON SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION CONFERENCE SERIES  Pallavi Narayan presents – Translating the Chilean Geography, Writing in Progress   In this talk, Pallavi Narayan will discuss her process of translating the poetry of Jonathan Urqueta Briones, a young Chilean poet (b. 1991) from Spanish to English. Emphasizing the need for familiarity with the local context, Read More


New Translation courses announced for 2021

November 12, 2020

We are excited to announce two new elective courses in Translation that will be offered next academic year (2021/22). They will be offered in French. See the information below to learn more about them!   TRAN 1410 – 3.0 Le français écrit pour traducteurs I Ce cours vise l’apprentissage et le renforcement de la grammaire Read More


Next in the Translation Conference Series, Kalin Stacey presents Translating Nutshimit

October 29, 2020

The Glendon School of Translation Conference Series  Kalin Stacey presents: Translating Nutshimit    Literary translation inevitably entails dealing with culture and difference. This cross-cultural dialogue is far from straightforward, especially when translating between languages and cultures of unequal power. Attempting to translate the work of an Indigenous author requires thinking through questions raised by this inequality. What Read More


Glendon Takes Second Place at Annual Translation Games (2020)

October 23, 2020

March 13, 2020 Glendon College’s translation team travelled to Quebec March 6 to 8 to compete in the 15th annual Translation Games, the largest inter-university translation competition in Canada, and came home with a second-place finish – Glendon’s best performance ever! This year’s games were hosted by the Université de Sherbrooke and brought together teams Read More