Comparative Literature Luncheon series presents Feb. 12 lecture by Adrian Wanner

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Adrian Wanner, Liberal Arts Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature at Penn State, will present “The Poetics of Displacement: Self-Translation among Russian-American Poets," at 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 12, in Room 102 of the Kern Building, as part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series.

Wanner is Liberal Arts Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature at .  He specializes in Russian literature, diaspora studies and the theory and practice of translation.  His latest books are Out of Russia: Fictions of a New Translingual Diaspora (Northwestern UP, 2011), a German verse translation of the poetry of Vladislav Khodasevich (Arco Verlag, 2013), and The Bilingual Muse: Self-Translation among Russian Poets (Northwestern UP, forthcoming).

This event is a part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series, a weekly, informal lunchtime gathering of students, faculty and other members of the University community. Each week the event begins at 12:15 p.m. – coffee is provided. At 12:30 p.m. there will be a presentation, by a visitor or a local speaker, on a topic related to any humanities discipline. All students, faculty, colleagues and friends are welcome. For a full list of Comparative Literature lunches, visit http://complit.la.psu.edu/news-events/comp-lit-luncheon-series.  This event is sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature and the Center for Global Studies.

Last Updated February 08, 2018