2018 Shreve Lecture May 2 at 3: 30: Dr. Michael Cronin
The IAL is pleased to present the eighth lecture in the annual Gregory M. Shreve Lecture Series in Translation Studies, instituted in honor of the IAL’s founding director. The series is made possible through the generosity of alumni, IAL faculty members, and friends of the IAL. The lecture entitled “Should Translation Cost The Earth? Translators In The Age Of The Anthropocene” will take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 3: 30 pm in the Moulton ballroom. The lecture is open to the public and a reception will follow.
Michael Cronin is 1776 Professor of French (Chair) in the Department of French, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He has authored Translating Ireland: Translation, Languages and Identity (1996); Across the Lines: Travel, Language, Translation (2000); Translation and Globalization (2003). Time Tracks: Scenes from the Irish Everyday (2003); Irish in the New Century/An Ghaeilge san AoisNua (2005), Translation and Identity (2006); The Barrytown Trilogy (2007); Translation goes to the Movies (2009), The Expanding World: Towards a Politics of Microspection (2012), Translation in the Digital Age (2013) and Eco-Translation: Translation and Ecology in the Age of the Anthropocene (2017). He is co-editor of seven volumes and author of over one hundred refereed articles and book chapters. Michael Cronin is an elected Member of the Royal Irish Academy, the Academia Europeae/Academy of Europe and is an Officer in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques. He is an Honorary Member of the Irish Translators and Interpreters Association and Irish Language and Literature Advisor for the Arts Council of Ireland (2009-2011). He is co-editor of the Routledge series New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal MTM. Last, but not least, his work has been translated into more than sixteen languages.