Prof. Dr. Pascal Aquien
Vice President, The scientific Council, Université Paris 4 Sorbonne
BiographieDr. Pascal Aquien studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Saint-Cloud and is currently teaching as a Professor of 19th- and 20th-century English literature at the Université Paris Sorbonne, after a being an academic in several prestigious French Universities.
Dr. Aquien specialised in poetry and wrote a doctoral thesis on WH Auden (W.H. Auden de l'Éden perdu au jardin des mots, 1994) and articles on English Romantic poetry of in the twentieth century.
He also worked extensively on Oscar Wilde (editions and translations with Flammarion) and prefaced Wilde's works for the Bibliothèque de la Pléiade collection (Gallimard, 1996). He also wrote his biography (Oscar Wilde. Words and Dreams. Aden, 2006).
Pascal Aquien is also the editor of the Journal English Studies ( Klincksieck - Les Belles Lettres )
He is currently Vice-President of Paris-Sorbonne University.
“Without Translation, we would be Living in Provinces Bordering on Silence’ (George Steiner) : Literature and Translation as a Bridge between Cultures”A lecture by Prof. Dr. Pascal Aquien, Vice President, The scientific Council, Université Paris 4 Sorbonne
The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2013
(Berlin; December 17th - 21st, 2013)