Bringing New Life to Dante's Vita Nuoya

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.