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Breaking In, February 16

Breaking In the first event in the spring 2016 series “The Business of Literary Translation” co-presented by the PEN America Translation Committee The front door or the back window? 5 emerging and seasoned translators talk about how they got into … Continue reading

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Lisa Hayden and Eugene Vodolazkin, December 8

Lisa Hayden and Eugene Vodolazkin discussing the translation of the story of a healer and holy fool, and his travels in medieval Europe Tuesday, December 8, 7PM BookCourt, http://bookcourt.com 163 Court Street What people are saying: “In Laurus, Vodolazkin aims directly at … Continue reading

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Aaron Lacayo, November 4

Aaron Lacayo: On Translating Gordon Matta-Clark’s Art Cards Wednesday, November 4th, 7PM part of McNally Jackson Live, with Heidi Julavits, Sadie Stein, Alice Gregory, Caleb Crain, Hermione Hoby, Ariel Schrag, Anna Clyne, and Sarah Thomas McNally Jackson Books, http://www.mcnallyjackson.com 52 Prince … Continue reading

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Shelley Frisch & Catherine Porter, October 29

On Translating Nonfiction: Shelley Frisch & Catherine Porter Thursday, October 29, 6:30PM McNally Jackson Books, http://www.mcnallyjackson.com 52 Prince Street (btwn Lafayette and Mulberry) Shelley Frisch taught at Columbia University while serving as Executive Editor of The Germanic Review, then chaired the Haverford/Bryn … Continue reading

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Pierre Joris & André Naffis-Sahely, April 15

On North African literature: Pierre Joris & André Naffis-Sahely “From where do the vintage bottles come? Certainly not from heaven, but from a long practice by the ONCV (Office National de Commercialisation des Produits Vitivinicoles), but, well, you’re nothing but an idealistic … Continue reading

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On Sakutarō Hagiwara: Hiroaki Sato, Eliot Weinberger, and Forrest Gander, March 20

On Sakutarō Hagiwara: Hiroaki Sato, Eliot Weinberger, and Forrest Gander                           I was originally a crow of nihility on that high roof of winter solstice I’ll open my mouth … Continue reading

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On Patrick Modiano: Mark Polizzotti, David Godine, & Sam Sacks, February 17, 7PM

On Patrick Modiano: Mark Polizzotti, David Godine, Sam Sacks  discuss translating the recent Nobel laureate’s work, independent publishing, and how to review translations Tuesday, February 17, 7PM @Albertine 972 Fifth Avenue (btwn 78 & 79th St) livestreaming here! http://new.livestream.com/frenchembassy/events/3783678 Mark Polizzotti is … Continue reading

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