All of the works will be translated into French for this special issue, but the contest offers a unique opportunity for students to show off their way with words. The full announcement follows.
FiguraÂ ConcordiaÂ digital workÂ translation contest
bleuOrangeÂ 07 -Â TRANSLATION ISSUEDate of publication : September 22, 2013Â – PresentationÂ atÂ ELO 2013, Paris, France, September 24-27, 2013
Each year,Â Figura,Â theÂ research centre onÂ the text and theÂ imaginary (ConcordiaÂ University, Montreal) and the DepartmentÂ of French Studies atÂ Concordia University, in collaboration withÂ bleuOrangeÂ (www.
TheÂ works published in French in bleuOrange includeÂ image, textÂ and sound.Â They are made for aÂ screenÂ interfaceÂ and are characterized byÂ hyperlinks andÂ interactivity.Â The worksÂ must haveÂ literary contentÂ (text) and must adress one of theÂ threeÂ disciplinesÂ studied at the DepartmentÂ of French Studies atÂ Concordia University (literature, translation,Â language /Â linguistics).
2. TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE], JR Carpenter
3. Radio Salience, Stuart Moulthrop
4. End Game : A Cold War Love Story, Tal Halpern
5. Living Will, Mark Marino
6. Passing Through, Alexander Mouton
7. Three Rails Live, Roderick Coover, Nick Montfort & Scott Rettberg
ThisÂ contest is open toÂ studentsÂ enrolledÂ in aÂ college or universityÂ in Quebec or elsewhere in aÂ Francophone institute (full or part time), allÂ members ofÂ a groupÂ must also meetÂ these criteria.
You must send yourÂ intentionÂ to participate, a short CVÂ and your choice ofÂ work forÂ translationÂ by 30Â March 2013.
CONCOURS Ã‰TUDIANT – OEUVRE MÃ‰DIATIQUE
Contact: figura at alcor.concordia.ca
or for any questions on the works themselves alice at labo-nt2 dot org