Constellations of Betrayal and Love

October 15, 2009


Constellations of Betrayal and Love: German Poetry in Arabic


Discussion, Talk

How to translate poems by Ingeborg Bachmann, Paul Celan, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Gerhard Falkner or Thomas Kling into Arabic? Who translates German poetry in the Arab region? Gerhard Falkner and Suleman Taufiq addressed these issues in a panel discussion on the occasion of the forthcoming edition of the "Anthology of Contemporary German Poetry", a book project by Amal Al-Jubouri and Harald Hartung (East West Publishing 2009, supported by the MBRF). Presenter: Berit Schuck. Hosted by the West-Östlicher Diwan e.V., Berlin.

October 15, 2009 • 10:00 to 11:00am • International Translation Center, Hall 5.0 • Free admission