Translating Antiquity Session 1

  • September 26, 2018, 12–1:20 pm
  • 161 East Pyne, Princeton University

What do we do when we translate?


Karen Emmerich
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Princeton University

We will be reading the Introduction and Chapter 1 (“‘A message from the antediluvian age’: The Modern Construction of the Ancient Epic of Gilgamesh”) from Karen Emmerich, Literary Translation and the Making of Originals (New York: Bloomsbury, 2017).

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Lunch will be provided but please RSVP to Eileen Robinson.