The Trickster Transformed: Putting classical Arabic into global English

Friday, November 8, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

 

Free Event

Join us to learn about the complexities of translating Arabic fiction into English with Michael Cooperson. Cooperson will talk about his work translating the rhymes and wordplay of the Maqamat (Impostures) of al-Hariri (d. 1122), a collection of fifty stories about a preacher with a drinking problem.