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Translating Kurdish Poetry: Not for the Faint of Heart

Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 12:30

Translating Kurdish, Iraqi, and other regional poetry has the power to shatter stereotypes, ease local tensions, and show the world a side of the region it has never seen. This report from the Fair Observer explores English professor Marie Labrosse's time translating Kurdish poetry and teaching a translation course at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani.