Author’s Forum Presents: Translation for Vulnerable Times: Homer’s Iliad and Virgil’s Aeneid

Stanley Lombardo, professor of classics at Kansas University, reads from his translation of Homer’s Iliad (1997), and Sarah Ruden, poet and translator, reads from her translation of Virgil’s Aeneid (Yale 2008). They discuss the creative process of translating classical epic poems from ancient Greek and Latin into English for modern readers.

Moderated by U-M Professor Yopie Prins and sponsored by Contexts for Classics at the University of Michigan.

The Author’s Forum is a collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, University Library, Great Lakes Literary Arts Center, & Ann Arbor Book Festival.

  • Date: 01/13/2014
  • Time: 5:30PM – 7:00PM
  • Location: Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery, #100, 913 S. University