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May 2019

Resonances: Writers on the Classics (PEN World Voices Festival)

May 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mishkin Gallery, 135 E. 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010 United States
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Many authors draw on stories from the past in order to write about the present. Join acclaimed writers Niviaq Korneliussen, Bridgett M. Davis, Gabrielle Bell, and Willivaldo Delgadillo as they read their own words and share the works of the literary giants on whose shoulders they stand. This evening will be moderated by writer and translator Esther Allen. Presented in partnership with Baruch College’s Great Works of Literature and Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Programs

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New Approaches to José Martí

May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

With Alejandro de la Fuente, Silvio A. Torres-Saillant, Juliet Hooker and Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof. Latin American Studies Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Translation and Justice in the Americas

May 25, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

With Esther K. Whitfield, Jacqueline Loss, and Radamés Molina. Latin American Studies Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

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June 2019

José Martí as a U.S. Writer

June 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Tampa Tampa, FL United States + Google Map

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: José Martí and the Immigrant Communities of Florida in Cuban Independence and the Dawn of the American Century  Center for José Martí Studies, University of Tampa

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March 2020

Territory and Translation: On the antecedents of a poem by César Vallejo

March 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Princeton Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication Monday Lunch Series

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April 2020

The Translation Symposium at Bard College

April 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Panel: Interpreting on the Page Marguerite Feitlowitz (Bennington College) Esther Allen (Baruch College) Barbara Epler (Publisher / Editor-in-Chief, New Directions) Wyatt Mason (Bard College / Hannah Arendt Center) Peter Filkins (Bard College / Simon’s Rock)

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May 2020

Translating the Future

May 12, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - September 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Amid the turmoil of 1970, the PEN “World of Translation” conference—billed as the first international translation conference in the United States— altered perspectives and created new realms of literary possibility for the English-speaking world. In the turmoil of the present day, “Translating the Future” (launched May 12, 2020) will reflect on how literary translation—the “language of languages” as Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o calls it—has changed since 1970, and invite a collective, international envisioning of what it might become over the next…

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