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Translation Into and Out of the Original: A Poetry Reading by Peter Cole

Translation Into and Out of the Original: A Poetry Reading by Peter Cole
UTM North Building room 262 Dean's Lounge
Time: Oct 30th, 3:00 pm End: Oct 30th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), Philosophy (UTM), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Jewish Studies, Historical Studies (UTM), English and Drama (UTM), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Anthropology (UTM)
Reading by Translator in Residence Peter Cole from his own works

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts on Translation and the Multiplicity of Languages is pleased to present Translator in Residence

Peter Cole

Translation Into and Out of the Original: A Poetry Reading by Peter Cole

Peter Cole is the author of four books of poems, most recently Things on Which I’ve Stumbled (New Directions). His many volumes of translations from Hebrew and Arabic include The Poetry of Kabbalah: Mystical Verse from the Jewish Tradition (Yale) and The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain, 950-1492 (Princeton). Cole has received numerous honors for his work, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the PEN Translation Award for Poetry, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. He teaches at Yale.

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This event is co-sponsored by the UTM Department of Languages and the UTM Department of Historical Studies.  For further information, please contact the Jackman Humanities Institute at (416) 946-0313.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

Peter Cole will also give a lecture on Tuesday 22 October at 3:30 pm titled "The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self Into Another.  Click HERE for details.

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