Welcome to the Literary Translation Seminar at Boston University

Where Every Word Matters…

The Boston University Literary Translation Seminar was given shape and nurtured for nearly 30 years by the distinguished poet and translator Rosanna Warren. Our guest speakers have come from a variety of backgrounds and shared both practical and theoretical approaches to translation. They have included Frank Bidart, Yves Bonnefoy, Joseph Brodsky, Donald Keene, David Ferry, Robert Fitzgerald, Cola Franzen, Seamus Heaney, John Hollander, H. Mack Horton, Richard Howard, Parker Huang, Salma Jayyusi, Rika Lesser, Charles Simic, George Steiner, Rosmarie Waldrop, Eliot Weinberger, Esther Allen, Susan Bernofsky, and many others.

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