[INDOLOGY] applications welcomed for summer school for translation

Jo Brill josephine.brill at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 18:28:14 UTC 2024

Greetings, apologies for cross posting, and thanks for spreading the word!
Flier attached.

South Asian Literature in Translation
<https://salt.humanities.uchicago.edu/> (the SALT Project) is pleased to
announce SummerSALT, a weeklong residential summer school for emerging
translators from South Asian languages. The school will be held August 5-9,
2024, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.

Click here to apply
Applications close March 15. Applicants are asked to describe their
literary translation and other relevant experience, to provide a CV and
personal statement, and include a sample translation limited to 400 words.
Details on the application form

Prospective students will apply to one of the following five workshops

   - Bangla, led by Arunava Sinha
   - Hindi-Urdu, led by Daisy Rockwell (open to translators of Hindi or
   - Tamil, led by TBA
   - Multilingual poetry, led by Ranjit Hoskote
   - Multilingual prose, led by Tejaswini Niranjana

Students in the Bangla, Hindi-Urdu, and Tamil groups will work on
translating a text by a writer who will participate in the workshop. The
multilingual prose and poetry groups are open to those working from any
South Asian language(s), with each participant supplying a short text for
discussion. A number of slots in the multi-language groups will be
ringfenced for translators from Sinhala.

The registration fee for successful SummerSALT applicants is USD $800,
which includes accommodation and meals as well as programming.

To remove barriers to access, SALT will offer financial aid and bursary
support that includes a number of reduced-fee registrations, and some
travel bursaries.

Email saltproject at uchicago.edu with questions and to sign up for the SALT

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