Is it spring yet? Anyhow, there’s translation in the air. Here’s what’s coming up.
Wednesday, March 1:
Currently & Emotion: launch event for a new anthology presenting contemporary practices of translation. Event features translator/poet Uljana Wolf joined by the book’s editor, Sophie Collins, and Valeria Luiselli. Admission fee $5. More information here. Artists Space Books & Talks, 55 Walker Street, 7:00 p.m.
Revisiting Eastern Europe: The Politics of Translation: translators Philip Boehm, Bela Shayevich, and Matvei Yankelevich discuss the social and political implications of their craft and how their latest projects fit into the international literary landscape. Moderated by Charity Scribner, introduced by Esther Allen. More information here. CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave., Skylight Room (Rm. 9100), 6:30 p.m. Read More →