We are pleased to announce that Professor Susan Bassnett will give this year's George Steiner Lecture: 'Translation as a Shaping Force in Literature'.
Susan Bassnett is a writer and academic, who has published widely on aspects of translation, comparative and world literature. Her most recent books are TRANSLATION (Routledge 2014) and a 4th edition of her best-selling TRANSLATION STUDIES (Routledge 2013). She translates from several languages, having had a multilingual childhood. She is currently Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick, and Honorary Professor of Translation at the University of Birmingham. She has taught and lectured around the world, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Linguists and a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.