Here’s what’s going on during these chilly winter days:
Wednesday Feb. 3;
The Mysteries of Modiano: Translator Mark Polizzotti joins Yale University Press director John Donatich for a conversation about publishing, translation, and the work of 2014 Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano, moderated by Arezoo Moseni. More information here. NYPL Research Library, 42 Street & 5th Ave, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 10:
Translationista will be lecturing at the CUNY Graduate Center, giving a talk entitled “Fragments and Gestures between Languages in Translation.” More information here. To receive readings in advance, request here. Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave., Room C201, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 11:
Mute Memory: Ahmed Bouanani’s Morocco: a presentation by translator and writer Omar Berrada. More information here. NYU Maison Francaise, 16 Washington Mews, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 12:
Rioplatense Poetry in Translation: Translators Jesse Kercheval, Yvette Siegert, and Mark Statman reading from their translations of Uruguayan and Argentine poets: Circe Maia, Alejandra Pizarnik, and Martín Barea Matos. More information here. McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St., 7:00 p.m.