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6th Annual Michael Henry Heim Memorial Lecture

May 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
314 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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The UCLA Department of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Languages & Cultures
and the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
invite you to attend the

6th Annual Michael Henry Heim Memorial Lecture

featuring 

“Epic Foolishness: Translating Epic Poetry for the 21st Century”
(tentative)

by

BILL JOHNSTON
Professor of Comparative Literature
Indiana University Bloomington


Bill Johnston has published over thirty book-length translations from the Polish, including poetry, prose, and drama. His awards include the Best Translated Book Award, the PEN Translation Prize, the AATSEEL Translation Prize (twice), and the Found in Translation Award (twice). He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation. His most recent translations include Julia Fiedorczuk’s book of poetry Oxygen (Zephyr Press, 2017) and Adam Mickiewicz’s epic poem Pan Tadeusz (Archipelago Books, 2018). He teaches literary translation at Indiana University.


 

Details

Date:
May 8, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Roman Koropeckyj

Venue

314 Royce Hall
10745 Dickson Ct
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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