JANUARY 28, 2015

On Translation - Speeches from the 2014 French Voices Ceremony

By Book Department

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy held the second French Voices Ceremony, presided over this year by Honorary Chair Rick Moody. Among the ten grantees for 2014, one has been selected to receive the 2014 Grand Prize, worth $10,000. Rick Moody and the grantees agreed to share their thoughts on the virtues of translation. Read their speeches here!

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JANUARY 22, 2015

The French Social Sciences and Humanities in Translation

By Book Department

In 2014, the Institut Français commissioned a study on the international circulation of works in the social sciences translated from the French. Centered on the importation of French authors into the markets of three countries—the United States, the United Kingdom, and Argentina—the study analyzes trends in, and obstacles to, translation, and provides recommendations to increase translations in the humanities.

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