Multilingualism in Translation 1 – Paris Nanterre, March 2023

As part of the “Multilingualism in Translation” project, an international conference will take place at Paris Nanterre on 30 and 31 March 2023, organised by Laetitia Sansonetti (Paris Nanterre & IUF), Julie Charles (Univ. Lille) and Claire Hélie (Univ. Lille).

Keynote: Prof. Dirk Delabastita (Université de Namur), ‘“The Dutch tongue is the noise of mating pigs”. On translating David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet and a few more general thoughts on multilingualism and (its) translation’

Jean-Michel Déprats (Université Paris Nanterre), Prof. Iolanda Plescia (Sapienza Università di Roma), and Prof. Ton Hoenselaars (Utrecht University) will discuss the translation of multilingual scenes in William Shakespeare’s plays in a roundtable chaired by Dr Mylène Lacroix (Université de Lille).

Prof. Jukka Tyrkkö (Linnaeus University) will present a tool he has designed for code-switch detection in multilingual texts, the “Multilingualiser”.

More information on the conference here: