Translation on Tap in NYC, April 1 – 15, 2015

I’m waiting for some good April Fools events to turn up, but meanwhile this is what I’ve got on tap so far:Screen Shot 2015-03-27 at 10.43.26 AM

Monday, April 6:

“Processes of Translation”: an event with translators from the Russian Ronald Meyer and Ross Ufberg, in conversation with Aleksandar Boscovic, moderated by Bradley Gorski. Presented by The Birch Journal, Russian food provided! Columbia University, Lerner Hall, Rm. 569, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7:

Launch event for Time Ages in a Hurry by Antonio Tabucchi, with translators Martha Cooley and Antonio Romani interviewed by Alexander Stille. The Center for Fiction, RSVP recommended, 17 E. 47th St., more information here. 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8:

Fundraiser for the Trafika Radio project – a reading featuring translators Katrine Øgaard Jensen, Alex Zucker, and Jennifer Zoble as well as Armenian poet Marine Petrossian, with Trafika’s Andrew Singer as M.C. Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave (corner of 165th), $10 donation suggested, more information here. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 9:

Poet and translator Marilyn Hacker presents her new book of poems, A Stranger’s Mirror, collecting her work of two decades, including many poems that respond to the French and Francophone literature she translates. Introduction by Yvette Christiansë. More information here. Book Culture, 536 W. 112th St., 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15:

The Bridge Series devotes an evening to North African literature, featuring translators Pierre Joris and André Naffis-Sahely. More information here. McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St., 7:00 p.m.

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