Bilal Hashmi is a respected translator from and into Hindi, whose A Night in London, written in collaboration with Sajjad Saheer, translated by him into English, was published in 2011. He has written and published extensively on literary translation, both as a critic and historian in the field.
This panel will explore the context in which the translation and publication of international works of literature in Canada could enrich and largely transform Canadian literary culture. It will do so, by examining the history of literary translation in Canada and by providing possible solutions to the challenges posed by existing funding policies and structures. […]