Joshua L. Freeman

Joshua L. Freeman


Joshua L. Freeman is a historian, translator, and, currently, a Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow at the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts. He received his Ph.D. at Harvard University, where his dissertation focused on Uyghur cultural history in twentieth-century China. His translations of contemporary Uyghur poetry have appeared in The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Words Without Borders, Asymptote, and elsewhere. More of his translations can be found at his website.

Events with Joshua L. Freeman

[CANCELED] Translation Slam

08 May 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
WNYC The Green Space
44 Charlton Street
New York, NY 10014

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