Lisa Fink is a poet, translator and American Fulbright scholar in Mongolia translating contemporary Mongolian poetry into English. At the same time, she is studying the Mongolian language at the National University of Mongolia and conducting a survey across the country of
changes in Mongolian poetry since the democratic transition. She will discuss the craft and theory of literary translation as it relates to contemporary Mongolian poetry, with examples from major Mongolian modern poets, and the shifts that have occurred in Mongolian poetry since 1991.
This lecture is part of the American Center of Mongolian Studies' Fall 2007 Speaker Series.