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Diaspora, Migration and Translation: Mona Kareem, Zohra Saed, Genya Turovskaya

Diaspora, Migration and Translation: Mona Kareem, Zohra Saed, Genya Turovskaya The first event of a 3-part series featuring translators who are first or second generation immigrants or who identify as part of a diaspora, this installment features: Mona Kareem, who works on subalternity … Continue reading

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Gregory Rabassa (1922-2016), A Celebration

Gregory Rabassa (1922-2016) A Celebration   The Bridge is proud to co-present a Reading & Conversation honoring the great Gregory Rabassa Friday, October 21, 6PM Rooms 9204-9206 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue Free/Reception to follow More info available … Continue reading

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Bookselling, May 17

the fourth event in the spring 2016 series co-presented by the PEN America Translation Committee How do you publicize and sell a book in translation? What role do booksellers and independent bookstores play? Is it true readers are wary about … Continue reading

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Contracts, April 19

the third event in the spring 2016 series co-presented by the PEN America Translation Committee Copyright, royalties, fees, recognition, editorial control: Are literary translators getting better contracts than they used to? What are the “best practices”? What influence do authors’ … Continue reading

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Editing, March 15

the second event in the spring 2016 series co-presented by the PEN America Translation Committee How do you edit a translation? What do you need to know, or not know? How do you deal sensitively and appropriately with a text … Continue reading

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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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