The International Festival of Literature and Translation Iaşi – FILIT launches the call for enrolment in the cultural project FILIT Workshops for translators, held in partnership with the Ipoteşti Memorial – Mihai Eminescu National Centre for Studies. Within this programme, fifteen individuals who translate from Romanian into a foreign language will be welcomed once again in a framework for professional encounters and communication.
The FILIT Workshops for translators is the materialisation of the commitment made by the Museum of Romanian Literature in Iaşi to support cultural cooperation, to showcase heritage and contemporary creations internationally. The workshops will take place between 3 and 7 October 2022, with daily online meetings. They include roundtables dedicated to literary translation and lectures held by guests from the cultural and academic environment. One work session will focus on translating Eminescu’s works.
The participants must translate by 16 October 2022 excerpts from a Romanian author of their choice, as well as the poem “Cu gândiri și cu imagini” by Mihai Eminescu, and grant the Museum of Romanian Literature in Iaşi non-exclusive copyright. Whenever the text is published subsequently, it must be accompanied by the mention that the translation was made with the support of the FILIT Workshops for translators. Special attention will be given to projects related to the writers featured in the network of literature museums in Iaşi and to the Ipoteşti Memorial in Botoșani. The participants will receive a lump sum of 1.500 lei.
When applying, kindly include the following documents, in Romanian:
- application form, available in electronic form here: ….. or by request made on the Facebook pages of MNLR Iași, FILIT and Memorialul Ipotești and on the e-mail addresses firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com;
- name of the project, brief description (max. 2000 characters) and a description of the motivation for taking part in the FILIT Workshops for translators;
- curriculum vitae, with highlights of the translation activity.
The deadline for application is 23 September 2022. The application shall be made in electronic form at the addresses firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, with the topic: „înscriere la Atelierele FILIT pentru traducători”. The applications will be evaluated in the interval 24 – 29 September 2022, and the results will be communicated on 30 September 2022.
Contacts: Daniela Ştefan (Iaşi, str. V. Alecsandri, nr. 6, 700054, tel.: +40 747.499.400); Mihaela Anițului (Ipotești Memorial, tel: +40 740 044 922)