2014 George Steiner Lecture by Susan Bassnett

This year’s Annual George Steiner Lecture will be delivered by Professor Susan Bassnett. Titled ‘Translation as a Shaping Force in Literature’, the lecture will take place at 6:30pm on 6 October 2014, Monday at Queen Mary University of London and will look at ways in which translations have played a key role in transforming literary history.

Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick, and Honorary Professor of Translation at the University of Birmingham, Susan Bassnett is a writer and academic, who has published widely on aspects of translation, comparative and world literature. Her most recent books are Translation (Routledge, 2014) and a 4th edition of her best-selling Translation Studies (Routledge 2013).

A wine reception will follow the lecture. Admission is free but guests must register on Eventbrite.