Bottom’s Up: The Translator as Toast
Jim Kates, Translator
February 19, 2018 · 12:00 pm—1:30 pm · 144 Louis A. Simpson Building
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
We usually approach the process of literary translation from the point of view of the translator. But what does it look like from the point of view of the poet whose work is being translated? How does being translated as a poet influence the translator in her or his own work with other poets? What does the translator learn, and what can readers learn, from this exchange?