Monday, 22 February 2016

FERIAL GHAZOUL AND JOHN VERLENDEN TO SPEAK ABOUT THE CHALLENGES OF TRANSLATION AT AUC

 


WHAT
A public lecture, “Together: Collaborative Translation of the Untranslatable,” as part of the “In Translation” lecture series, organized by The Center for Translation Studies at the American University in Cairo. The lecture discusses the challenges of translating rich Arabic poetry into English.
WHO
Ferial Ghazoul, professor of comparative literature at AUC, and John Verlenden, academic, writer and translator. Ghazoul and Verlenden were recently awarded the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding for their translations of Chronicles of Majnun Layla and Selected Poems of Qassim Haddad.
WHERE

Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square



WHEN
Tuesday, February 23, 2016; 6 pm


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