The final Festival Symposium of the term will take place on Saturday 10th March, 11am to 3.45pm.
The theme is Translation and Transformation. The event, which includes Lunch, is Free and Open to All. Booking is required at email@example.com (mention dietary requirements).
The Key-Note lecture will be gven by Clare Pollard, highly-acclaimed translator of Ovid’s Heroines (2013).
A stellar list of speakers will be leading discussion on the theme of Translation and Transformation in our panel session, chaired by Dr Jane Hughes.
Speakers will be Professor Robin Kirkpatrick (the distinguished Professsor of Italian and translator of many works including the outstanding Penguin version of Dante’s Divine Comedy), Dr Sophie Seita (based here in Cambridge as a research fellow at Queens’ and a well-known translator of German texts) and the multi-award-winning Hungarian poet and translator, George Szirtes (whose many honours include the T S Eliot Prize).
The Symposium will conclude with a Workshop chaired by Silke Mentchen and led by Dr Vivien Kogut Lessa de Sa, the renowened expert in comparative studies in Brazilian, Portuguese and English literatures.
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