Global Oregon Summer Translation Studies Award

Description:
Under the auspices of Global Oregon, the Translation Studies Working Group invites applications from UO graduate students for two $1000 awards. Each award will support an internationally oriented project in Translation Studies. UO undergraduate students can apply for two $500 awards. Each award will support an internationally oriented project in literary translation. 

Graduate Summer Translation Award:
The project may involve work on a translation project or on an aspect of translation theory or criticism, or a combination. Possibilities include preparation or completion of a translation of one or more short stories or a series of poems; work on an article or dissertation chapter focused on a problem in translation theory; a comparison of multiple translations or approaches to the translation of a given literary, philosophical, or other work displaying complex issues embedded in language; or research-related travel for work on an appropriate project. The successful applicants will present their projects to the Translation Studies Working Group at the end of the grant period, preferably in Fall 2018.

Applicants should submit a 2-page narrative proposal, including a description of the project, work completed on the project to date, an explanation of the importance of Global Oregon funding to completion of the proposed work, and a proposed timeline. Include a CV (2 pages maximum) and a statement of support from the applicant's adviser.

Undergraduate Summer Research Award:
The project may involve the completion of a translation of one or more short stories, a section of a novel, a dramatic work, or a series of poems. The successful applicants will present their projects to the Translation Studies Working Group during Spring term 2018, explaining what the challenges are, what draws them to their particular projects, and how they plan to work on them. Each grantee will submit a written report on the result of the project in October 2017. Graduating seniors are eligible to apply.

Applicants should submit a 2-page narrative proposal, including a description of the project, any work completed on the project to date, an explanation of the importance of Global Oregon funding to completion of the proposed work, and a proposed timeline. You may include a statement of support from an adviser or faculty member, but it is not a requirement for a successful proposal.

Eligibility:
Regularly enrolled UO students.

Each application must include the following:

Deadline:
Committee must receive complete applications by April 1, 2017. Recipients will be announced in mid-April.

Questions:
Please contact Karen McPherson or Amalia Gladhart, Co-Coordinators, Translation Studies Working Group.