Northwestern University

Apr
6
Thu 2:00 PM

Translating Literature and Global Learning: Lessons from Contemporary and Classical Urdu

When: Thursday, April 6, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures   847.491.5288

Group: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Category: Academic

Description:

Translating Literature and Global Learning: Lessons from Contemporary and Classical Urdu
A talk by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Farooqi is an acclaimed author and translator. His works include Between Clay and Dust (Finalist, Man Asia Literary Prize 2012) and The Story of a Widow (Finalist, DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, 2008; longlisted for IMPAC/Dublin Literary Prize). He is the translator, among other works, of the internationally acclaimed epic, The Adventures of Amir Hamza (Modern Library Classic), called “a gift to world literature” by world media.

 

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