It’s October! Now that it’s cool enough to actually be indoors, you’ll be wanting to hear some translation events. Here are some for you to choose from:
Monday, Oct. 2:
The Babel Duet: Translator, poet, and musician Aurélia Lassaque joins Alima Hamel for an evening of poems and songs in English, French, Occitan, and Algerian. Hosted by Andrew Singer of Trafika. Admission $10. More information here. Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 3:
Technicians of the Sacred 50th Anniversary: Translator-poet Jerome Rothenberg will be joined by Stuart Cooke, Bob Holman, George Quasha, Ariel Resnikoff, Papa Susso, Cecilia Vicuña, and Anne Waldman for a reading. Admission $10/$7, more information here. Poet’s House, 10 River Terrace, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 5:
Launch event for the CCNY Latino / Latin American Writers issue of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, with remarks and/or readings by translators Daniel Shapiro (also the editor of the journal), Edith Grossman, Raquel Chang-Rodríguez, and David Unger, as well as Ernesto Quiñónez, Lori Marie Carlson, Jerry W. Carlson, Lyn Di Iorio, Jaime Manrique, Leonardo Padura, and Luis Rafael Sánchez. City College Faculty Dining Room, North Academic Center (NAC), 3rd fl., 160 Convent Ave., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Read more …