Overseas Conversations: On Translating Jenny Erpenbeck
Susan Bernofsky, Columbia University
February 12, 2018 · 12:00 pm—1:30 pm EST · 144 Louis A. Simpson Building
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication, Humanities Council
Translator Susan Bernofsky presents the work of Jenny Erpenbeck (in particular her novels The End of Days and Go, Went, Gone) from a translator’s-eye-perspective, analyzing the resistance these works offer to translation, even as they thematize translation in both literal and figurative senses.