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CAMS lecture series 2019-2020: Lost in Translation? Translators and the Cross-Cultural Transmission of Ancient Texts

Students, faculty, and interested members of the community are invited to attend the series of lectures related to the ancient Mediterranean world. The following lectures are scheduled for 2019–2020.
When Sep 25, 2019 03:55 PM to
Apr 03, 2020 03:55 PM

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Translating the Bible and How to Do Philology
Robert Alter, Professor in the Graduate School and Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
102 Burrowes 12:00pm-1:30pm

 

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Words and Things in Virginia Woolf
Nancy Worman, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Classics, Barnard College
Weaver 102, 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Friday, January 24, 2020
When is a Translation not Translation? Questions about Language in the Ancient Middle East
Jay Crisostomo, Assistant Professor of Assyriology, University of Michigan
Weaver 102, 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Friday, February 21, 2020
Re-Translating the Classics
Emily Wilson, Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Location and Time: TBD

 

Friday, April 3, 2020
Philosophus tam Graece quam Latine Disertissimus, Apuleius of Madaura between Greek and Latin
Christina Hoenig, Associate Professor of Classics, University of Pittsburgh
Weaver 102, 5:00pm-7:00pm
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