Sarah Ruden Reading

  • Sarah Ruden, poet and translator
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Tuesday, April 11
    , 5-6:30 pm, reception to follow

    Green College Special Lecture
  • Sarah Ruden is a poet, translator, essayist and Quaker convert who has taught Latin, English, and writing at Harvard, Yale and Cape Town Universities and tutored in a non-profit educational project in South Africa. She earned the PhD in Classical Philology at Harvard University and has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a scholar in residence at Yale Divinity School. She is currently a visiting scholar at Brown University. Her translations from Greek and Latin classics include Petronius, Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, the Homeric Hymns, Virgil’s Aeneid, Apuleius’s Golden Ass and Aeschylus’ Oresteia. Her translation of Augustine’s Confessions, for which she received the 2016 Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant, is imminent and she is currently working on a new translation of the Gospels. A collection of her poetry, Other Places (1995) won the South African Central News Agency Literary Award, and her poems appear in The National Review and religious periodicals.

  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.


April 11th, 2017 from  5:00 PM to  6:30 PM
Coach House
6201 Cecil Green Park Rd
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Custom Lecture Fields
Is this event a spotlight? No
Speaker Series Green College Special Lecture
Short Title Sarah Ruden Reading
Speaker (new) Sarah Ruden, poet and translator
Short Speaker Sarah Ruden
Speaker First Name
Speaker Last Name
Speaker Affiliation
Speaker Credentials
Speaker Image
Youtube URL
Podcast URL
Bio Field