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Stephanie Schwerter: From Pushkin to Pasternak – Seamus Heaney’s Passion for Russia

The Eamon Cleary Trust and the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies are pleased to host a lecture by Stephanie Schwerter (Professor of Anglophone Literature, University of Valenciennes, France), entitled "From Pushkin to Pasternak – Seamus Heaney’s Passion for Russia".

Previously, Professor Schwerter taught translation studies and comparative literature at the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and chaired the German-French translation programme at the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’Homme in Paris. Before moving to France in 2008, she lived in Northern Ireland and worked at the University of Ulster and at Queen’s University, Belfast.

She is the author of Northern Irish Poetry and the Russian Turn: Intertextuality in the work of Seamus Heaney, Tom Paulin and Medbh McGuckian (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). In addition to numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters she has co-edited Bridging Cultures: Intercultural Mediation in Literature, Linguistics and the Arts (Ibidem, 2012) and Transmissibility and Cultural Transfer: Dimensions of Translation in the Humanities (2014). Her current research is for a book to be entitled Belfast, Beirut and Berlin in Contemporary Film.

Please feel free to attend on Friday 2 March, at 4pm, in Castle C.

Date Friday, 2 March 2018
Time 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Humanities
Event Type
CampusDunedin
DepartmentEnglish and Linguistics
LocationCastle C, Ground floor, South eastern side Castle Theatre Complex
CostFree
Contact NamePeter Kuch
Contact Phone+64 3 479 8634
Contact Emailpeter.kuch@otago.ac.nz

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