SEMINAR, PRIVATE VIEW & CARCANET BOOK LAUNCH INVITATION-Wednesday 3 October

Wednesday 3 October, 2018; Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross SE14 6NW
Free admission – to attend please email Maria MacDonald m.macdonald@gold.ac.uk
5.00pm:
RE-CALIBRATING THE CLASSICS
I will be taking part in a a reading and discussion with Michael Schmidt, of Carcanet Press, and Philip Terry on translating ancient texts, specifically our new versions of the Epic of Gilgamesh – my Gilgamesh Retold and Philip’s Dictator. How can one poem speak in such different voices and authorise such different responses? RHB 137, followed by a drinks reception.
6.30-8.30pm:
PRIVATE VIEW of TOUCHING MESOPOTAMIA EXHIBITION & BOOK LAUNCH
of my Gilgamesh Retold and Philip Terry’s Dictator, Kingsway Corridor, RHB, with readings by the poets and by Adnan al-Sayegh. Introduced by Michael Schmidt.

 

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