Poetry Translation Workshop with Karen Emmerich: Impossible Things?: Poetry in Translation

Where: Mechanics’ Institute Library, San Francisco

Award-winning Greek translator Karen Emmerich will lead a hands-on workshop in the art of literary translation, designed both for those new to the field and for those more experienced with the undertaking. This session will focus on issues common to the translation of poetry into English; translators and students of translation working from any language or languages are welcome. Emmerich will discuss the particular problems raised by the translation of poetry and discuss procedures and methods. Participants are invited to bring up to five pages of translations (with originals) for written comments from the instructor.

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Art of Translation and the Northern California Translators Association. To register, please visit http://www.ncta.org/cde.cfm?event=248503

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