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Translation Acts

Past Events

A Workshop for Translators and Interpreters: Languages at Times of Crisis

King's College London

A two-day workshop for translators and interpreters which will use drama techniques and artistic practice to enable participants to explore and reflect upon aspects of their experience of working with languages in society today.

Making New Worlds from Old: The Translation and Transference of Ancient Mythology into Contemporary Hispanic Theatre (and Beyond)

King's College London, Strand Campus, London, WC2R 2LS

This afternoon and evening event addresses this practice in today’s Hispanic theatrical tradition, examining the manner in which writers from the Spanish-speaking world readapt tales from the Biblical and ancient worlds for their respective audiences.

Out of the Wings Festival

Cervantes Theatre; King's College London Waterloo Campus; Africa Centre; Jerwood Space; Flying Fantastic

The Out of The Wings annual festival returns to London on 2nd-6th with a fantastic programme of rehearsed play readings, workshops and a one-day forum celebrating theatre in translation.

Worldmaking on Stage: Theatre Translation Research as Practice

King's College London Waterloo Campus, James Clerk Maxwell Building (G.14)

As part of the 2018 Out of the Wings Festival, Out of the Wings is coming together with the Language Acts and Worldmaking project, and Goldsmiths, University of London to offer a one-day discussion forum aimed at practitioners of theatre and theatre translation and academic researchers working on theatre and translation studies.