Lecture: Translation as a Decolonial Act in Southeast Asia

  • 03/02/2023
  • 11:00 - 12:30
  • University of Washington Communications Building, Room 202

“Translation as a Decolonial Act in Southeast Asia” 

Dr. Nazry Bahrawi will explore his engagement with decolonial theory to productively guide his translation of selected short stories from Malay Singaporean authors. 

Dr. Bahrawi is an assistant professor of Southeast Asian literature and culture at the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington in Seattle. His works on translation have appeared in the Journal of World Literature and the edited volumes, Translation and Global Asia, Translational Politics in Southeast Asian Literature, as well as Of Peninsulas and Archipelagos: The Landscape of Translation in Southeast Asia. He is an editor-at-large at Wasafiri magazine based in the UK. Dr. Bahrawi has translated three literary books from Bahasa to English, the latest of which is Singa-Pura-Pura: Malay Speculative Fiction from Singapore.

This event is free and open to all. No registration required.

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