Jack Kerouac's Bilingualism

A panel discussion with Hassan Melehy and Joyce Johnson ’55
Monday, February 18, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Hassan Melehy and Joyce Johnson discuss Jack Kerouac’s life and work, exploring his constant cultural and linguistic translation between French and English.

Pedagogies of Translation

Current Methods and Future Prospects
Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, 2012
James Room, Fourth Floor, Barnard Hall

Scholars of translation studies discuss current teaching methods, as well as the place and function of translation in the university curriculum.

Director’s Interviews

Swedish Poetry — Readings, Conversations and Criticism


Ethics of Translation: Kristian Smeds’s Mental Finland

A Talk and Discussion with Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and Director Kristian Smeds
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
7 PM
Ella Weed Room, 223 Milbank

Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and acclaimed theater director Kristian Smeds discuss the problems of “translation nationalism” as treated in his play Mental Finland.

A Language for Every Latitude: The Poetry of Amelia Rosselli

A conference
Friday, May 6 – Saturday, May 7, 2011
Event Oval, The Diana Center

The major critics and translators of Amelia Rosselli will discuss her poetry and read some of the finest translations of her work.

Sound Poetry

A reading and lecture with Jean-Pierre Bobillot
Thursday, April 21, 2011
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

An evening with the celebrated French sound poet Jean-Pierre Bobillot. (In French and English.)