translation

translation

George Varsos (University of Athens, Princeton University) discusses a comparative approach to translating Homer into modern languages.

Translator and translation theorist Lawrence Venuti (Temple University) discusses the theoretical and practical issues raised by intertexuality by exploring three distinct works.

**CANCELED (Mar. 29)**

The Barnard Center for Translation Studies presents an evening with the acclaimed poet, translator and critic Rosmarie Waldrop.

The award-winning singer, songwriter, and performer Arie Thompson discusses why and how she translated Max Rouquette’s play Médée, his Occitan/French/Bambara version of Medea, for an American audience.

These four women have translated thousands of texts, ranging from Russian plays to Japanese animation scripts. Credit their liberal educations, a tendency toward perfectionism—and the power of pure serendipity.

New program delves into context and culture