Global South Intersemiotic Research Project

 Neocolonialism and the Global South:

Multidisciplinary perspectives on meaning and matter

 University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, 26 November 2015  


9:00 – 10:30

A word of welcome

Keynote lecture (1 h): Stefan Baumgarten
Translation Studies and Critical Theory  


11:00 -12:00


Bert Olivier
Crises in the Global “Network Society”

David Pittaway
Orphic Offerings to a Neoliberal World gone Mad  

12:00 – 13:30


13:00 – 15:00

Monwabisi Ralarala
Interpreting absence: Intersemiotic translation processes in the administration of justice in power-imbalanced linguistic contexts

Caroline Mangerel
Ethics and collaborative translation in the neocolony

Kobus Marais
Translating the secondness of firstness in the global south  


15:30 – late

Roundtable on translation, academia, and public-private profligate practices (1h30)

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