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2002 Contest

TRANSLATION WORKSHOP : "Teaching Translation"

November 25, 2002
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Classical Studies Conference Room, Angell Hall 2115A.

TRANSLATION WORKSHOP : "Teaching Translation" with Netta Berlin (Visiting Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin), Sara Forsdyke (Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin), and Donka Markus (Lecturer II in Classics).


September 12, 2002
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Mason Hall 3415

This translation workshop will feature Assistant Professor Jay Reed from the Classical Studies Department.
Concert of Modern Greek Scores with Classical Motifs

March 17, 2002
2:00 p.m.
Kerrytown Concert Hall, 415 N. Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor

A concert of modern Greek scores with Classical motifs featuring world-renowned pianist and composer John Eaton, who performed with soprano Sharon Quattrin, flutist Alain Barker and electronics technician Tiffany Sevilla. The performance included "A Greek Vision", based on three poems by Greek poet Angelos Sikelianos. of Modern Greek scores with Classical motifs, and a discussion between John Eaton and Andrew Mead (Music Theory, U-M). Following the performance were readings from the great-granddaughter of Angelos Sikelianos, Eleni Sikelianos, as well as poet Keith Taylor. The afternoon concluded with the Contexts for Classics First Annual Translation Contest winners reading their entries. and a light reception.

Announcing the 1st Annual


Students from all departments are invited to submit translations of texts from Latin, Ancient Greek, and Modern Greek.

We know that there are many people inspired by the beauty of these languages who wish to render them more freely and creatively than classwork often involves. This contest is intended to highlight the work of students who are interested in the process of translation as a creative, intellectually meaningful enterprise. We welcome students in Classics and other languages and literatures as well as creative writers and students interested in translating Greek and Latin into other media, such as music, the visual arts, screen arts, theater, dance, etc.

Faculty in all departments are encouraged to announce this contest to their classes. We invite graduate students to inform their own undergraduate language and writing classes about this contest, and to enter it themselves.There will be two categories of contestants: undergraduate students and graduate students. Prizes will be given in each category for the first, second, and third place winning entries of original translations from the languages of Greek or Latin of any era. Winning authors will have the opportunity to present their translations and receive their prizes at the annual Classics awards ceremony.

Winners for the Classical Translation Contest:

Undergraduate Prizes:

Coming soon.

Graduate Prizes:

Coming soon.