On Translating Romanian Poetry: A  Conversation with Liliana Ursu and Sean Cotter


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  • Host Department: Comparative Literature
  • Date: 03/31/2009
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Location: 2024 Tisch Hall

  • Description:

    The Department of Comparative Literature invites you:
    On Translating Romanian Poetry:  A  Conversation with Liliana Ursu and Sean Cotter
    Translation Lunch
    Tuesday March 31, 2009
    12-1 pm  (Comparative Literature Library, 2015 Tisch)
    The internationally acclaimed Romanian poet Liliana Ursu has collaborated with Sean Cotter on translations of her poetry, including "Lightwall" (2009) and "Goldsmith Market" (2004), and also an anthology entitled  "Dinner at the Table of Silence: Poets from Gorj" (2002).  Cotter received his PhD in Comparative Literature at UM in 2004, and is now Assistant Professor of Literature and Translation Studies at the University of Texas, Dallas.

    Sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature and the MFA Program in Creative Writing