PERC is co-sponsoring the Theatrical Translation as Creative Process Conference, April 12-15, 2012 in collaboration with Adam Versenyi and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Department of Dramatic Art and Joseph Megel and The Process Series (also housed at UNC-CH).

The Conference will be organized following the “Open Space” model in which there are no prepared papers or presentations, but every person attending can propose a topic for discussion.  Further information will be provided on the first day of the conference. In addition to these “Open Space” session there will be open rehearsals, and nightly performances and post-performance discussions with the performers, translators/adapters of the plays:

  • Huddersfield by Uglješa Šajtinac (translated by Duška Radosavljevic, adapted by Caridad Svich),
  • Vengeance Can Wait by Yukiko Motoya (translated by Kyoko Yoshida and Andy Bragen),
  • The Ballad of the Pine Tree Killer by Rebekka Kricheldorf (translated by Neil Blackadder),
  • and Apocolypse Tomorrow by Richard Monti (translated by Jean Graham-Jones).

Registration fee for non-students (covering lunches and transportation to and from conference venues) is $120.00. On-campus conference events are free to graduate and undergraduate students. Participants are asked to complete and return this registration form by March 15, 2012 so planners can have headcounts for catering and the colloquium can maintain a mailing list for this and future events.

 

Please either download and email a copy of the form (TranslationConferenceregformJOJ) to: anversen@email.unc.edu or print out and return a hard copy of this form (TranslationConferenceregformJOJ) along with your registration fee (if applicable) to:

Adam Versényi
Department of Dramatic Art, CB#3230
Center for Dramatic Art
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3230.

TENTATIVE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 12

  • 7:30pm Conference opens with reading of Huddersfield, Gerard Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Friday, April 13

  • 9am – Noon: Conference meetings in the Center for Dramatic Art, Room 104, UNC-Chapel Hill.
  • Noon – 1pm: Lunch break.
  • 1-2:30pm: Conference meetings in the Center for Dramatic Art, Room 105, UNC-Chapel Hill.
  • 3-5pm: Open rehearsals.
  • 8pm: reading of Vengeance Can Wait, Gerard Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Saturday, April 14 EVENTS ON DUKE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, Brody Theater

  • 10am-Noon: Conference meetings in Branson Hall/Brody Theater, Duke University.
  • Noon – 1pm: Lunch break.
  • 1-3pm: Conference meetings in Branson Hall/Brody Theater, Duke University.
  • 3-5pm: Open rehearsals.
  • 8pm: reading of The Ballad of the Pine Tree Killers, Brody Theater.

Sunday, April 15

  • 10am – Noon: Conference meetings in the Center for Dramatic Art, Room 101, UNC-Chapel Hill.
  • Noon – 1pm: Lunch break.
  • 1pm: reading of Apocalypse Tomorrow
  • 3-3:30: Conference wrap-up in the Center for Dramatic Art, Room 105, UNC-Chapel Hill

We’ve secured a conference rate is $109 per night for a single or a double room at the Aloft Hotel in Chapel Hill. Contact Aloft directly to make a reservation, ask for the translation conference rate.

Aloft Hotel
1001 South Hamilton Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Phone (919) 932-7772 * Toll-Free: (866) 716-8143.
www.aloftchapelhill.com

 

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