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Wednesday, 30 December

685. Translating C. P. Cavafy

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Congress B, Loews

Program arranged by the Modern Greek Studies Association

Presiding: Martin McKinsey, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham

1. “Impossible Things: Translating C. P. Cavafy’s Unfinished Poems,” Karen Emmerich, Columbia Univ.

2. “Cavafy, Forster, and the Hogarth Press: Launching the First Translation,” Peter Jeffreys, Suffolk Univ.

3. “Cavafy and Cultural Translation,” Martin McKinsey

4. “Saving the Lacedaemonians: Toward a Translation of Cavafy’s Languages,” Kathryn Stergiopoulos, Princeton Univ.

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