Transplanting Pushkin. A Symposium on Reading, Translating and Adapting Eugene Onegin
Date: Friday 16 February 2018
Venue: The Humanities Theatre, English Park Campus, Uppsala University
This symposium explores the beauty of Alexander Pushkin's masterpiece Eugene Onegin through its many translations and adaptations. Literary scholars, translators and readers of Pushkin will reflect together on the joys, challenges and effects of transplanting Pushkin's novel-in-verse into several different languages and media. The keynote speaker is Douglas Hofstadter, whose Onegin translation was published in 1999. The symposium will conclude with literary readings.
Admission is free of charge and open to the public.
The event is organized in cooperation with Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice, Uppsala University.