Keynote Speaker 2012

The 2012 ALTA Annual Conference keynote speaker was David Bellos, who spoke about “Translating Humor.” Bellos is the director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication at Princeton University, where he is also a professor of French and comparative literature. He has won many awards for his translations of Georges Perec, Ismail Kadare, and others, including the Man Booker International Translatorís Award. He also received the Prix Goncourt for George Perec: A Life in Words.

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