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Translation and Publishing in the Global South

Library of Muyinga in Burundi
Thursday, January 25, 2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Juan Obarrio, Johns Hopkins University; Sandie Blaise, Ph.D. Candidate, Duke; David Hansen, Scholarly Communications Librarian, Duke Libraries; and professionals from Duke University Press, University of North Carolina Press, and Oxford University Press
Publishing Humanities Initiative

This symposium is for faculty and students who are interested in scholarly communication in the Global South and the challenges of interlingual scholarly exchange and translation generally. It is also for anyone who is working on a translation that they would like to publish.

10:00 A.M. Breakfast and introductions

10:15 A.M. Juan Obarrio, Johns Hopkins University, "Interlingual Exchange in the Global South: Translating and Publishing Critical Theory." (Includes introduction of a new book series and journal for translations.)

11:30 A.M. David Hansen, J.D., Scholarly Communications Librarian, Duke Libraries, "International Copyright Law and Translation." (Includes review of recent applicable court cases.)

12:30 P. M. Lunch

1:30 P.M. Sandie Blaise, Ph.D. Candidate, Duke University, "Overcoming Francophonie: An Haitian Case-Study"

2:30 P.M. Publishers' Panel: Victoria Wells, former Director of Contracts & Subsidiary Rights, University of North Carolina Press, Elizabeth Ault, Editor, Duke University Press; and Molly Hansen, Marketing Associate, Latin America, Oxford University Press

3:30-4:30 P.M. Reception

This event is a collaboration of FHI's Publishing Humanities Initiative with The Global South After 2010, a D-SIGN grant awarded by the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies to Ph.D. students Renee Ragin and Giulia Ricco. Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Duke University Graduate School, and Versatile Humanists at Duke.

Contact: Sylvia Miller