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.)

Comparing Translations of Homer

What Difference do Differences Make?
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
7 p.m.
Milbank 328

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

Translation, Intertextuality, Interpretation

A lecture with Lawrence Venuti
Thursday, April 7, 2011
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

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

"A Space Like No Other" -- CANCELED

A talk with Rosmarie Waldrop
Thursday, March 31, 2011
7 PM
Ella Weed Room, Milbank 223

**CANCELED (Mar. 29)**

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

Myth of the Foreign Woman: Translating Medea

A lecture with Arie Thompson
Monday, March 28, 2011
7 p.m.
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

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.

Translation Spoken Here

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.