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Why Translation Matters

Why Translation Matters
100 St. Joseph St., Carr Hall room 103
Time: Feb 7th, 4:00 pm End: Feb 7th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), Slavic Studies (FAS), Political Science, Linguistics (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Italian Studies (FAS), Information, Faculty of, German (FAS), French (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950, 1800-1900
Lecture by Michael Katz, Middlebury College

Under the auspices of the University of Toronto Teaching Academy, the Department of Italian Studies, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Department of Language Studies (UTM) present

Michael Katz,
C.V. Starr Professor Emeritus of Russian and East European Studies, Middlebury College

Why Translation Matters

Tuesday 7 February 2012 at 4.00 pm
Carr Hall 103
100 St. Joseph Street

Michael Katz is the C. V. Starr Professor Emeritus of Russian and East European Studies at Middlebury College. He received his B.A. from Williams and both his M.A. and D. Phil. from Oxford University. He taught at Williams College, the University of Texas at Austin, and at Middlebury where he also served as Dean of Language Schools and Schools Abroad. He has published two monographs on Russian literature and has translated a dozen Russian novels into English. He was recently named a Mellon Emeritus Fellow and is working on a project entitled the Tolstoy Family Story Contest.

Reception to follow

Registration is not required for this event.  Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information, please contact the Department of Italian Studies at (416) 926-2345.

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