Translating Poetry

As the exhibition Notre France. La poésie française dans les traductions et les illustrations tchèques du XXe siècle, organized by the Museum of Czech Literature  is about to open on 11th of May in Hvězda Summer Palace in Prague, CEFRES organizes a roundtable around the translation of poetry. The exhibition, open until the 31rd of October, 2018, is organized in the frame of the « 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage » program and of the project “Un Siècle commun” [A Shared Century].

Venue: French Institute in Prague, 5th floor (Štěpánská 35, Prague 1 110 00)
: 6-8 pm
Language: French


  • Robert Kolár (ÚČL AV ČR)
  • Guillaume Métayer (CELLF-CNRS)
  • Jiří Pelán (FF UK)
  • Jovanka Šotolová (FF UK)

Chairs: Antoine Marès (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) and Clara Royer (CEFRES)

Illustration: Linocuts by Josef Čapek for Pásmo (Zone), 1919, by G. Apollinaire, translated into Czech by Karel Čapek