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Bringing New Life to Dante's Vita Nuoya

Virginia, Jewiss, John Hopkins University

Thursday, February 2, 2023
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Moore Hall B03
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts and Sciences, Clubs & Organizations, Lectures & Seminars

Bringing New Life to Dante's Vita Nuoya
February 2nd,4:30pm, Moore B03
Virginia Jewiss, John Hopkins University

Noted translator Virginia Jewiss will talk about the challenges of translating a classic and will read from her recent translation of Dante's Vita Nuova.

Professor Jewiss is the Associate Director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and Teaching Professor in the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University.

Her previous translations include Luigi Pirandello's short stories. Roberto Saviano's Gomorrah, Melania Mazzucco's Vita, as well as screenplays for Italian directors Polo Sorrentino and Matteo Garrone.

Co-sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the French and Italian Department, and the Comparative Literature Program

Free and open to the public.

For more information, contact:
Carol Bean-Carmody

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.