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Found in Translation? France, Ireland and the Legacy of Michel Déon
April 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
A Public Seminar organised by French, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures,
NUI Galway, the French Embassy in Ireland and Cúirt
Sarah Berthaud (Portsmouth) Theoretical and practical Challenges of Franco-Irish Translation
Marie Blom (NUI Galway) Translating Humour: The Case of Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy in French
Eamon Maher (Tallaght)
Gavin Bowd (St Andrews) Translating — and Betraying — Michel Houellebecq
Clíona Ní Ríordáin (Paris) Bringing the Horseman Home: On Translating Michel Déon’s Cavalier, passe ton chemin.
Michel Déon (1919–2016) was a novelist and member of the Académie Française
He was, for many years, an associate of the French Department in NUI Galway
He donated over 7,000 books to the James Hardiman Library