Lecture on the complexities of translating poetry

Prof Susan BassnettProfessor Susan Bassnett will be speaking on “the complexities of translating poetry” as part of the SMLC Seminar Series.

Susan Bassnett, a world-renowned and prolific literary theorist and critic, public intellectual and scholar, and until recently Professor of Comparative Literature and Special Advisor in Translation Studies at Warwick, has recently joined the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Glasgow.

In this public lecture she will be drawing on her long and wide-ranging experience as a translator and poet, as well as a translation theorist, to explore the inherent and distinctive challenges of translating poetry.

All are welcome to attend the lecture.

Venue: Adam Smith Building, Room 718

Time: Wednesday 4 November at 1pm


First published: 27 October 2015