Conversation with the translator of ‘O’tkan kunlar’


“"It's clear that a lot of people have heard of Mark Reese, the owner of the Order of ‘Do’stlik’ (Friendship). His ability to speak Uzbek fluently has always amazed people .”

November 18, Mark Reese organized an online webinar on the topic ‘What is literary translation?’ Mark Reese - an American scholar, a skilled translator who translated Abdulla Qadiri’s novel ‘O’tgan kunlar’ into English, a holder of the Order of “Do’stlik”.
The long and interesting webinar was useful for professors and students of the Translation Theory and Practice Chair.
At the end of the conversation, the sides discussed the next stages of cooperation, in particular, specific proposals for training and mutual workshops.
Alisher Navo’i university aims to preparation of translators who will work on scientific, artistic and other literature from Uzbek into English and other foreign languages, as well as from world languages into our native language with high quality and skill. Webinars and master classes like this are very important in moving towards this goal.