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Call for Papers
Transverse: Poetry in Transit
1st Appalachian International Translation Conference
The East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Literature and Language Department, ETSU Language and Culture Resource Center, and the ETSU Creative Writing Program is proud to announce our 1st International Translation Conference Transverse: Poetry in Transit. This event will happen on November 3rd and 4th, 2020, at the East Tennessee State University, located at Johnson City, Tennessee.
Dr. Guilherme Gontijo Flores will be our Keynote Speaker for the conference. Dr. Flores is a professor at the Federal University of Paraná. He is also a Brazilian poet, translator and editor. He has published, among other things, a Portuguese translation of Robert Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy (1621) and another of Roman poet Sextus Propertius (55-43 BCE – 16 BCE) Elegies. He has been nominated for the Jabuti, the major literary prize from Brazil, for both his translations and his poetry, and he won it in 2014 in the translation category.
Proposals for papers, panel discussions, workshops, resource sharing, posters/exhibits, original translations, and teaching ideas are expected to address the conference theme: Poetry Translation as a Tool for Bridging Cultures. The deadline for submission is June 15th. Send your submissions to Any questions should be sent to




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El Nuevo Tennessean Golazo

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