February 29, 2024 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm ET
Lecture

The Comparative Literature Program at UMass Amherst invites you to

“THREE MONSTERS” - a lecture by Bill Johnston

On his translations of Stone Upon Stone by Wiesław Myśliwski,
Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania by Adam Mickiewicz,
and The Nights and the Days by Maria Dąbrowska


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29th, 2024, 5:30pm,
HERTER HALL Rm. 301 - Free and Open to the Public


Bill Johnston is a Professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana University
Bloomington, and an award-winning literary translator, specializing in
Polish and French literature. Among his many translations are works by
Magdalena Tulli, Witold Gombrowicz, Stefan Żeromski, and Juliusz Słowacki,
as well as Alain Mabanckou, Jeanne Benameur, and Jean Giono.

Sponsored by the Amesbury Chair for Polish Language and Culture