December 23, 2019 SUAI welcomed an Italian Professor Laura Salmon with an open lecture for students and teaching staff.
SUAI’s Department of Advertising and Modern Communications invited the famous researcher of Slavic languages, literature and translations to present a lecture on Theory of Humour based on works by Sergei D. Dovlatov.
Professor Laura Salmon contributed in translating the whole range of works by Sergei D. Dovlatov in Italian and shared her experience with SUAI’s culture studies and linguistics students. The participants found out about difficulties when translating subtle humor scenes and received a fresh look on Russian classical literature.
The meeting ended with discussions and answering questions.