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International Translation Day

Data:

30/09/2021


 International Translation Day

Thursday 30 September is the International Translation Day, thanks to a resolution adopted by the UN in 2017, creating "an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security. Transposition of a literary or scientific work, including technical work, from one language to another, professional translation, including translation proper, interpretation and terminology, is indispensable to preserving clarity, a positive climate and productiveness in international public discourse and interpersonal communication".

Here at ICI London we couldn't agree more!

We work tirelessly to promote our beautiful culture and language, hosting events with authors whose works have been translated into English encouraging and stimulating further translations. One of the results of this work is the series of volumes dedicated to Italian Literature in Translation: a collection of extracts from novels never previously published in English, by Italian writers of the twentieth century. The fourth volume, Neglected Voices, edited by renowned translator Howard Curtis, is out now. It features extracts by authors Alberto Bevilacqua, Carlo Castellaneta, Fausta Cialente, Beppe Fenoglio, Gianna Manzini, Maria Messina, Guido Morselli, Alberto Ongaro, Giuseppe Pontiggia, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Pier Vittorio Tondelli, Renata Viganò.

Find out more and download the pdf

Do not miss ICI London events, we have something for all ages: the presentation of Michelangelo Zaccarello's book Leggere senza libri. Conoscere gli e.book di letteratura italiana, on reading e.books, literature in a different format, on Monday 27 September at 5,30 with the author, Prof. Carlo Caruso, Dr. Ambra Moroncini and Dr. Olivia Santovetti , chaired by Katia Pizzi. And a new series dedicated to children's books, starting on 23 September at 5pm: Book O'Clock, with Gloria Danili introducing the book Io sono foglia with author Angelo Mozzillo and illustrator Marianna Balducci

More events dedicated on the Italian language will take place during the Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo - watch out for a list of events happening all over the world on the portal Italiana soon.

Informazioni

Data: Da Gio 30 Set 2021 a Lun 18 Ott 2021

Ingresso : Libero


Luogo:

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