Past Events of the Center for Writers and Translators

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 18:30
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 16:45
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 18:30
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 18:30
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 18:30
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 18:30
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 18:30

James Montgomery is the Sir Thomas Adams’s Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge and the Executive Editor of the prestigious Library of Arabic Literature. He is also the author of Loss Sings, the latest in Cahiers Series run by AUP’s Center for Writers & Translators. 
This evening, he will read from his cahier and discuss how he came to translate poems written by the sixth-century Arabic poet al-Khansāʾ, whose laments for her dead brothers had always seemed to him...

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