Tuesday, March 8, 2005  6:15pm Low Memorial Library, Faculty Room

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Carson and Nehamas discuss the principled limitations of translation, what it omits and what it distorts. They also look at the political effects of these limitations, examining, as an example, the skewed translation of Joan of Arc's testimony and how it was used in her own trial, ultimately condemning her to death.

Participants

  • Featured Speaker

    Anne Carson

    Distinguished Poet-in-Residence

    New York University

  • Featured Speaker

    Alexander Nehamas

    Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities

    Princeton University

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