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Shakespeare in Hebrew
The History of Translating Shakespeare into

A public lecture given by Israeli scholar & translator

Prof. Aminadav Dykman, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Thursday, 15th November, 2012 at 5:30pm
Rooms 8 & 9, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA


Aminadav Dykman is the director of the program for translation studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a member of the Hebrew Language Academy. A renowned translator in his own right from Russian, French, English, Greek and Latin, he received the Prime Minister`s Prize for translation in 2012 for an anthology of French seventeenth century poetry he translated and edited. Prof. Dykman will speak on the fascinating history of translating the works of William Shakespeare into Hebrew.

The lecture and reception are free and open to the public and sponsored by the Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies and the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge.


Further information contact:

Dr Yaron Pekeg, Kennedy Leigh Lecture in Modern Hebrew Studies
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge