Award-winning ‘Poet in Residence’, Zaffar Kunial will lead a multilingual poetry workshop (part of International Mother Language Day 2021).
Hear from a panel on decolonising translation, chaired by Dr. Kavita Bhanot, who writes on mother-tongue shame, translating across generations, and decolonising translation. Kavita will be joined by acclaimed British Asian playwright Amber Lone, who will discuss her writing and the creative writing workshops she has conducted with women from Safety4Sisters. These workshops encourage participants to reflect on the process and challenges of translation. Members of Safety4sisters who have participated in the workshops will form part of the panel discussion.
This event is presented by The University of Manchester's Creative Manchester, Centre for New Writing and Humanitarian, Conflict Response Institute.
Please note that the online event joining details will be sent out to those registered, closer to the event.
|Open (26 Feb 2021)|