“When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect.”

- Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis



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The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck (New York: New Directions and London: Portobello, 2014).
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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, foreword by David Cronenberg (New York: Norton, 2014)
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In Translation: Translators on Their Work And What It Means, ed. Esther Allen and Susan Bernofsky (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013)
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Looking at Pictures by Robert Walser (New York: Christine Burgin/New Directions, forthcoming winter 2015/2016).


Jan. 26, 2015
Workshop: The Translation of Forking Paths: Jenny
Erpenbeck's The End of Days
Committee for Comparative Literature
Denver University
Margery Reed 217
5:00 p.m.

Jan. 27, 2015
Lecture: (Re)Translating Kafka's Metamorphosis
Committee for Comparative Literature
Denver University
Sturm Hall 451
6:00 p.m.