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Instructor Info:Polina Barskova
Office Extension x6178
TA Info:Gardiner Brown
Patricia Hartland
Mikhail Lion
Ilse Lopez
Term: 2013S
Meeting Info: Wednesday
01:00 PM - 03:50 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 104
Description: Poetry as Translation--Borders and Bridges: Activities for this course will include lectures/discussions on the theory of translation stressing specific problems of working with different languages, cultures, poetic traditions, and cognitive studies agendas (including theoretical utterances by Dreyden, Benjamin, Nabokov, and Brodsky); Regular critics/close discussions of the participants, translations, following their work in progress; Invited guest workshops. Students must demonstrate proficiency in a world language. The result of this course will be a portfolio of their poetic translations.