Hassan Melehy and Joyce Johnson discuss Jack Kerouac’s life and work, exploring his constant cultural and linguistic translation between French and English.
Scholars of translation studies discuss current teaching methods, as well as the place and function of translation in the university curriculum.
Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and acclaimed theater director Kristian Smeds discuss the problems of “translation nationalism” as treated in his play Mental Finland.
The major critics and translators of Amelia Rosselli will discuss her poetry and read some of the finest translations of her work.
An evening with the celebrated French sound poet Jean-Pierre Bobillot. (In French and English.)