Conference 2012

The 2012 ALTA annual conference was held at the Memorial Art Gallery and the Radisson Rochester Riverside in Rochester, NY from October 3-6, 2012. The theme was “The Translation of Humor, or, The Humor of Translation.” Among the many highlights were:

  • the presentation of the 2012 National Translation Award to Sinan Antoon for In the Presence of Absence by Mahmoud Darwish
  • the presentation of the third Lucien Stryk Translation Prize to Don Mee Choi for All the Garbage of the World, Unite! by Kim Hyesoon
  • a special screening of A Thousand Fools, the film adaptation of Quim Monzo’s A Thousand Morons
  • an Indie Press Party & Reading by Salgado Maranhão with Alexis Levitin
  • a keynote speech by David Bellos
  • a featured presentation by the ALTA Fellows reading their winning translations

2012 Conference Program