[Wgcp-whc] Keith Waldrop, today at 3
richard.deming at yale.edu
Fri Jan 29 10:20:33 EST 2010
just a reminder that we will meet for our first session of the smester
today at 3 in rm 116 of the Whitney Humanities Center. Today poet/
translator/publisher/man of letters Keith Waldrop will join us for a
discussion of his work.
The session is open to all.
And I post below an announcement of an upcoming talk by our own lovely
and talented Lucas Klein.
Richard Deming, Minister of Information
Next Wednesday, February 3rd at 5:30 in HGS 312, Lucas Klein be giving
a talk titled “Foreign Echoes & Discerning the Soil: A Look at
Chinese Poetry, World Literature, and Dual Translation Then and Now.”
In this talk, Lucas will attempt to define World Literature, how it
has shaped and been shaped by Chinese poetry in the 20thcentury and in
the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907), and what translation and translation
studies can tell us about the economics and politics of literary
production and consumption in a global perspective. Plus, Lucas will
do it all through close-reading and contextualizing specific poems in
an effort to encompass the argument of my dissertation in under 35
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