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Theatrical Translation as Creative Process: A conference Festival II

Date: October 14, 2019, October 14, 2019
Time: Various Times: Schedule can be found on the website:

The Mercurian: A Theatrical Translation Review, in collaboration with the Process Series, the Department of Dramatic Art, the Department of Romance Studies, and UNC Global, at the University of North Carolina, and the Language Acts and Worldmaking project at King’s College, London, will hold a conference/festival on theatrical translation as creative process. Staged readings of translated material with the translators in attendance will be presented, open space will be provided for discussion of theatrical translation, as well as cold readings of portions of new translations, among other events. More information to come at a later date, but put October on your calendar and let us know if you plan to attend!
The event will be held in Chapel Hill at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from October 10-13, 2019. For any questions and to let us know about your plans to attend, please get in touch with Adam Versényi at
To register for the event, please complete this registration form. For information about Chapel Hill, check out this helpful guide. For any questions about logistics, please feel free to reach out to Sarah at
Note on Cold Reading: We have made space on Saturday afternoon for cold readings of excerpts from translations by the conference participants. If you would like to have an excerpt of one of your translations done in a cold reading by actors that afternoon, please let Adam Versényi know what you would like to do and what the casting requirements would be.