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Miroslava Gavurová

Born in 1976 in Prešov (Slovakia) she read Slovak and English linguistics and literature for her Master’s degree at the Faculty of Arts, The University of Prešov (1999). In her research she focused on the linguistic and communication characteristics of abbreviations and acronyms (An Abbreviation as a Lexical Unit, 1999; The Analysis of Communication Use of Abbreviations, 2003). She has just finished her doctoral studies – in her thesis she analysed the linguistic and cultural aspects of English essay translation into Slovak (Linguocultural Aspect of Essay Translation, 2012). In cooperation with her husband Ján Gavura she has translated several poetry volumes, children’s books and fiction from English into Slovak language.

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Literary association IA

The 11th Golden Boat Poetry Translation Workshop 2013

THE 11th GOLDEN BOAT 2013 INTERNATIONAL POETRY TRANSLATING WORKSHOP IN ŠKOCJAN ON THE KARST, SLOVENIA

IN MEDIA

Abîme - a film poem by Robin Parmar (recorded in Škocjan, Slovenia)

Abîme from Robin Parmar on Vimeo.

 

PROGRAM

Sunday, 1 September - arrivals
19:00 – Welcome dinner

Monday, 2 September
9:30 – Working session
13:00 – Lunch
15:00 – Public conference
19:00 – Dinner

Tuesday, 3 September
9:30 – Working session
13:00 – Lunch
14:30 – Excursion (Škocjan caves)
19:00 – Dinner

Wednesday, 4 September
9:30 – Working session
13:00 – Lunch
15:00 – Walking excursion
19:00 – Dinner

Thursday, 5September
9:30 – Working session
13:00 – Lunch
18:30 – Dinner
20:00 – The Golden Boat reading Škocjan

Friday, 6 September
9:30 – departure for Ljubljana
11:00 - The Golden Boat Reading at the Trubar Literary House in Ljubljana
12:30 – Lunch
17:00 – Departure for Ljubljana
20:00 – dinner

Saturday, 7September
9:30 – Session on translating poetry
13:00 – Lunch
15:00 – Excursion to Tomaj
20:00 – Farewell Dinner

Sunday, 8 September
Departure after breakfast

The 11th Golden Boat international poetry translating workshop (www.ia-zlaticoln.org) will take place in Slovenia in the small Karst village of Škocjan, the site of one of the world’s most spectacular caves (www.park-skocjanske-jame.si/eng/). It will commence on Sunday evening of 1 September and formally conclude on Sunday morning of the 8 September 2013 (See the program bellow). There will be 16 participants (poets/translators) from 8 different countries (USA, England, Ireland, Finland, Montenegro, Slovakia, Poland, and Slovenia).

Participants: Iztok Osojnik – coordinator, Andrej Hočevar, Alenka Jovanovski, Dejan Koban, Tatjana Jamnik, Kristina Hočevar (Slovenia), Fiona Sampson (England), Marianna Kurtto (Finland), Andrea Brady (USA-England), Robin Palmar (Ireland), Dinko Telećan (Montenegro), Maciej Melecki (Poland), Jan and Miroslava Gavura (Slovakia).

Zlati Čoln 2010