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Poetry in Translation: Trilingual Symposium in Rome

2013 KE Fellow Professor Karen Leeder

KE Fellow Professor Karen Leeder invited by the Goethe Institute, DAAD(German Academic Exchange Service) and Sapienza University (Rome) to participate in a trilingual sympsium and translation workshop entitled, ‘Durs Grünbein in traduzione. Due casi di studio: inglese e italiano’  in Rome. There was a gala reading about the possibilities of poetry and translation with the German poet Durs Grünbein and Italian poet Anna Maria Carpi.

Professor Leeder had the opportunity to work with the poet on some of the poems for the forthcoming Poetry International events in July as part of her Knowledge Exchange Fellowship project.