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Translation Workshops


Classical Translation Workshops sponsored by Contexts for Classics are open to faculty and students interested in the history, theory, and practice of translating classical texts.

We coordinate informal meetings to discuss how we read, write, and teach classical translations in English, and we also invite guest speakers to share their expertise.

Please join our CfC email list if you would like to receive announcements of workshops and other events.

Featured speakers visiting our workshops include:

2016: Diane Rayor (Grand Valley State University)

2015: Gonda Van Steen (University of Florida)

2014: Sarah Ruden  

2013: Rita Copeland (University of Pennsylvania)

2012: Oliver Taplin (Oxford University)

2011: Ruth Caston (University of Michigan)

2010: Spencer Hawkins and Matthew Pfaff (University of Michigan)

2009: Reginald Gibbons (Northwestern University)

2008: Diskin Clay (Duke University)

2007: Stanley Lombardo (Kansas University)

2006: Anne Carson and Ellen McLaughlin

2005: James Holoko (Eastern Michigan University)

2004: Frank Bidart

2003: Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (University of Michigan)

2002: Jay Reed (University of Michigan)

2001: Sara Abhel-Rappe (University of Michigan)